Sindh for the effective implementation of HBWs
policy and adoption of
Participants of the event included HBWs
aged 16 to 77 years, from Karachi as well as Thatta, human rights activists, government functionaries and media personnel.
Ume Laila also briefed the participants about the history of the struggle for HBWs
rights in South Asia as well as in other parts of the world.
Sindh government have finally given us the status of a worker by bringing an exclusive law for the HBWs
.' Karamat Ali, Executive Director of PILER said that 'Home based workers being the significant proportion of the workforce were denied the basic rights.
HomeNet coordinator for Karachi, Naheed Syed talking to reporter Wednesday said occupational health and safety remain to be a core concern for the women HBWs
whose work involve long hours sitting, insecure and hazardous workplace/environment and poor working conditions.
This becomes even more of an issue when considering the number of women HBWs
compared to men.
HomeNet Pakistan is striving for socio-economic and political rights of home based workers since 2005, HomeNet Pakistan has strived for HBWs
policy formulation and finalization in collaboration with relevant government departments.
work in their homes or other places of their choice instead of at the workplace of the employer.
In the top 30 of the nation's largest water utilities, HBWS
has built a world-class, Web-based, asset management system.
The inversion of the order of letters is attested in KLYA : KYNA `sheep' (cf below); 7:16 TYBA = xwk' `gazelle', for Aramiac tby ; 17:3 XWBSYA = Zynd n `prison', for Aramaic hbws
; 4:9 KXMA = It' `flour', for Aramaic qmh ;(10) 7:10 XLLN = mes sheep, ewe', for the plural of Aramaic rhl .(11)
Addressing an orientation session organized by HomeNet Pakistan under the facilitation of UN women Shamim Mumtaz, MPA-PPP said that the HBWs
law has been one of the significant achievement of the previous government and PPP is very much cognizant of the fact that HBWs
should be the part of the workforce.
The project is meant to develop provincial home-based workers (HBWs
) policies and laws to improve the working conditions of the many rural and urban women in country undertaking informal home-based work.