Khwendo Jirga

Mingora, Pakistan
Joined March 2019

khwendo jirga is awoman based jirga it works in pakistan swat its mision is to provide equal rights to male and female and especially traditional customary justice we need the participation of women

Presence in: Pakistan
Focus: Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Vision:KhwendoJirga is looking forward for a progresive and sustainable society, wherein all women to live a hapy life peacefuly and with dignity,enjoying social, political and economic equality as well as the right to livelihood,to freedom of expression, and to equal opportunity for female education and public participation.Mission: KhwendoJirga’s mission is to empower the women transgender,especially in rural regions of KhyberPakhtunkhwa.To promote education especially girl’s education,health,nutrition and well-being of new born and pregnant womento facilitate self-reliance, enable localself-governance, ensure natural resource management and promote women advocacy this is man dominated society and the situation of womenrights and respect is goingworse daybyday.Many incident occurred among which cutting of the leg of woman acidthrowing on face of woman cutting nose of woman, human trafficking, are the main factorswhich lead she to have a strong and official platform.She realized it that in most ofthe areas of swat and far flung areas there is still the tradition ofmen Jirga,in which there is norepresentation of women. Inthese Jirga’s women is always suffered becausetheyhaveto acceptthe decisions of men Jirga. Tabassum Adnan raised voice against this inhumanly act of men, andshe succeeded in establishing the first ever female Jirga of Pakistan at swat.officialand authorized forum,from which she could raise her voice,therefore she registered anorganization in Oct 2014 with the name KhwendoJirgaTcontinue strugglefor the women of the region,she aims to have powerful and concrete team to achieve all her goals.She aims to make this platform stronger and extend the services to whole KP and northernareas some 20 women groups in the entire district Swat and these Women groups are gathered under the platform of KhwendoJirga this is the first ever women council in the history of Pakistan that solves women isues at the grass-root level and refer women cases for free legal aid.