TVET Sector Support Programme funded by the European Union, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, organized a webinar “Gender-parity in TVET for Socio-economic Prospects of Pakistan” to emphasize on the inclusion of women in labour market through skills development. The Programme has been commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and is being implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in close collaboration with the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), provincial Technical Education and Vocational Training Authorities (TEVTAs) and large number of private sector organizations.
The webinar was arranged to aware the general public about the significance of technical education and vocational training for women to access and excel in the labour market. The aim of the webinar was to spread the word about the significance of skills enhancement of women and highlight the challenges which are faced in real life leading to gender-incomparability in TVET as well as labour market. TVET Sector Support Programme has been striving since the inception of its second face for more women inclusion through access and conducive environment so that more technical skills are learnt by women and the gender-gap is reduced for a durable, positive and strong impact on economic productivity.