Women Empowerment Selina Mukhtar Selina is 28 year old single mother with two children. Poverty had already prevented Selina from receiving an education. Following a divorce, she was unable to find employment locally. After moving to Dhaka, Selina did find employment but it was not enough to provide that basic necessities for her and her children. After hearing a bout a training centre for widows and destitute women, Selina began a four month course in sewing, block and batik. The centre is funded by Help the Needy. Development for Deprived Mother & Cildren(DDMC) has since offered Selina a job with monthly salary, due to her outstanding performance .