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Pakistani section at parade of 154 Nations as part of the 104th LCI Convention Islamabad ( VOM ) : Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar, Chairperson NCSW along with Council General, Pakistan Embassy Montreal Mr. Ishtiak Ahmed Akil, led the Pakistani section at parade of 154 Nations as part of the 104th Lions Clubs International Convention, being held...

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UNDP delegate on ensuring political participation of Pakistani Women.     Islamabad (VOM) :  Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar, Chairperson NCSW, holds a meeting with UNDP delegate on ensuring political participation of Pakistani Women. The meeting was attended by United Nations (UN) Electoral Needs Assessment Mission (NAM), and primarily focused on bringing Election Commission of Pakistan and...

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*Chairperson NCSW to meet UN Secretary General for women rights*   New York (VOM) :  Ms Nilofar Bakhtiar, Chairperson NCSW, holds bilateral meetings with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Colombia, Secretary General of Women Council, Jordan and Secretary General of Federation of Cuban Women. Ms Nilofar Bakhtiar held a Group of Friends meeting on Gender...

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Chairperson NCSW, addresses UN’s 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women UNGA (VOM) : During her speech at the Ministerial Roundtable, Ms Nilofar Bakhtiar highlighted that gender parity and climate change are two of the most pressing issues concerning our world. She further discussed the eminent Pakistani women leaders, such as Benazir...

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UNDP and NCSW conduct the last of the regional consultations on Gender and Climate Change in Muzaffarabad Muzaffarabad, (VOM)  —Given recurrent natural catastrophes such as floods, droughts, heatwaves, and cyclones, Pakistan has been ranked as one of the top ten countries most affected by climate change in the past 20 years. From 2000 to 2019, Pakistan...

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Ehsaas Programe

*Pakistan’s Ehsaas is the only program worldwide offering higher stipend amount to girls compared to boys: Dr. Sania* Islamabad: Commemorating sixteen days of activism campaign against gender-based violence, the event titled, ‘Humein Ehsaas Hai Khwateen Ka” was held today under the umbrella of Ehsaas. Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation...

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UN Women Pakistan

*UN Women Pakistan encouraged participants to make commitments for ending violence against women* Islamabad: As the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign kicked off across the globe, UN Women Pakistan and the Swedish Embassy in Pakistan celebrated champions who have played their part in accelerating efforts to end violence against women and girls...

TIE Islamabad partnered with US Embassy to fund 12 women led startups under Acceleration Program for Women Entrepreneurs (APWE)
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TIE Islamabad partnered with US Embassy to fund 12 women led startups under Acceleration Program for Women Entrepreneurs (APWE)

Islamabad: (VOM) The Founder Institute Acceleration Program launched for the top 12 shortlisted women-led startups of Acceleration Program for Women Entrepreneurs (APWE). APWE is a project of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad in partnership with the US Embassy Islamabad. The program will provide the top 12 women-led growth-stage startups with the essential skills required to...

ICCI and NCSW to work together for economic empowerment of women
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ICCI and NCSW to work together for economic empowerment of women

Islamabad (VOM): Nilofar Bakhtiar, Chairperson, National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) said that lot of work is to be done to bring women in the mainstream of economy and added that NCSW in collaboration with ICCI would work for economic empowerment of women so that they could play more effective role in developing...