Widows are disadvantaged everywhere. • Disadvantages are severe in some regions, traditions where widowhood can be lifelong and widows are often disenfranchised. Studies and from our research revealed that; illiteracy, poverty, male-dominated society, poor socio-economic status of women, religion belief and traditional inheritance laws are factors responsible for the harmful practices. These directly and indirectly have negative effects on widows and their children.
We at Almanah Hope Foundation in our effort to bridge the gap using media and education provides different empowerment project for widows. Below are some of our various programmes