Pakistan Textile Council

Gender Inclusion

PTC believes in fair and equal opportunities for all, and is committed to ensuring a safe and supportive employment for people of all genders. We aspire to contribute to women empowerment by creating an enabling environment to support increased female participation in the textile and apparel value chain. The industry is committed to taking initiatives that supports gender inclusion. Industry examples include:

  • Capacity building for workers through trainings and vocational trainings
  • Day Care facilities to facilitate women employment
  • Celebration of important dates such as Women’s Day and Mother’s Day
  • Free transportation for women workers
  • Street theater projects to break gender stereotypes
  • Supporting gender participation in sports
  • Supporting women’s financial inclusion
  • Launching ‘reconnect programs’ for women to return to their careers after a break