The widespread phenomenon of violence against women continues to undermine efforts to achieve the remaining objectives.
Source: UN, The Millennium Development Goals Report, 2013.
One of the main objectives of eni’s local community development projects is to improve the condition of women so that they can fully contribute to the economies of their Countries and to equitable and sustainable global growth. eni has set up a series of activities that will impact directly on women particularly in the propaedeutic areas of health and education.
eni recognizes the importance of access to health, meaning access to quality health services and structures, and recognizes the importance of the gender dimension in its operations. Guaranteeing training and assistance to women means not only reducing the number of women dying during childbirth and increasing the life expectancy of newborns, but also investing in the whole community, since it is women that have the knowledge needed to take care of the home and the children.
After many years of operations in Pakistan, the ongoing community intervention programme in the areas around the company’s plants is strongly focused on the gender dimension and on increasing access to and the quality of basic services.
One of the main objectives of eni‘s local community development initiatives is to improve the condition of women.