Female Factory Workers, Faisalabad, 25th November, 2014


The NHDR team held a consultation with the youth, aged 17 to 25 years, to detail them about the upcoming report and to obtain their input on the three main areas of the report (i) education (ii) employment (iii) engagement.



Their parents are not happy with their work but they have accepted it. They hide it from potential suitors, neighbours and relatives.

Female, Faisalabad

‘Girls should not work since they don’t look good working. Relatives gossip about this and consider it bad for reputation.’

Female 26, Faislabad