Young women in Karimabad, in the Hunza valley have proved that they can work in male dominated fields and become accepted in the society. Norway (project partner Aga Khan foundation) has since 2008 sponsored a project which aims at giving poor young women the opportunity to self-sustainability through income in non-traditional sectors.
More than 100 young women in Karimabad in the beautiful Hunza valley in Gilgit Baltistan have been introduced to a whole new way of life through developping their skills in non-conventional domains like ia. carpentry and furniture making. They learn construction techniques, surveying and design drafting. More www.norway.org.pk.