Stand up for Women Society (SWS) know that food consumption, clothing, shelter and basic medical facilities are very important for women and their children. Base on this SWS make empowerment another cogent reason or focus to support women for economic empowerment through vocational skill learning, trade skill, computer training and more.
Having an independent income is key for women to exercise more control over their own lives. Engaging in paid work not only provides women with income but is also an opportunity to expand their social circle and gain skills and knowledge and confidence.
While paid work is critically important, there are other aspects of women’s economic rights that go beyond it. For example, the right to an adequate standard of living, which includes the right to food and the right to housing. Other critical rights are the right to health, to education and to social protection