Gaps in government policy in rehabilitation National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) NATIONAL CONFERENCE EXTREMISM AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY: IMPLICATIONS FOR WOMEN 18th & 19th August 2009
OFF Camps IDPs
Women registered as mothers-849 Family registered 755,465 (NADRA-13 August,09)
119440 voluntary return to their home 104,455 Families of Swat & Burner-Group -1st 10,707 of Buner,186 of Dir,93,562 of Swat-Group-2nd
EARLY RECOVERY PLANDRAFT ZERO-ZERO Out of a population of about 6.5 million (65-lac) almost 3.6 million people have moved out of their homeland due to the military operations against insurgency in the region. Approximately 57% of the local population has moved as IDPs during the previous & current military operations. (IDPs from South is not included nor plan cover rehabilitation)
Charter of DemandAdvocacy Campaign for IDPs RightsIDPs Network 1-Peace, Security 2-Rehabilitation and employment 3-Women 4-Children 5-Role of Civil Society and Media 6-Political Parties 7-State 8-International Community/Donors
Frame work of Rights UN Guiding Principals for IDPs UNSCR-1325 UNSCR-1820
Charter of Demand………………Cont 3-Women Resolution of issues relating to women IDPs and in the conflict should accorded foremost priority No Jirga or committees should be constituted without women IDPs and residing in conflict area. Local should be involved in rehabilitation plan. The women right to mobility, education and work should protect by the state. All women government or semi-government employee i.e. health workers, teachers, etc should paid by the state until they resume their jobs. Widows/heads of households should be registered to train in earning livelihood.
Charter of Demand………………Cont 2-Rehabilitation and employment The Geographical Information System (GIS) should be applied to collect authentic data on the losses caused by the recent conflict. Efforts should be made for an early rehabilitation of the displaced persons but they should not be forced to go back against their will. Employment and health facility should be ensured for the IDPs out of campsinthe cityarea.
Charter of Demand……………….Cont All damaged property should be reconstructed and people given the right to return home. (the Taliban families should also be included in the process, they should not ignored in the rehabilitation process) Government / private sector should train women IDPs at camps in new and indigenous skills. (Stitching, embroidery, beads, etc.)