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Peace and Security Agenda aims to ensure women’s priorities to peace building, UN Women Islamabad  (VOM)  :  UN Women Pakistan and the Centre for International Peace and Stability (CIPS) at National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) signed an MOU to collaborate on advancing gender-responsive peacekeeping operations. The signing ceremony took place at CIPS. It...

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The COVID-19 crisis continues to exacerbate gender inequalities. Islamabad (VOM) : New data from seven countries shows that, since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, more women than men have left their paid jobs to provide essential services to their families, such as cleaning and home-schooling children. Tighter household budgets also mean that many are...

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*FSC assures strong commitment for EU-supported ‘Deliver Justice Project’ implemented by UNDP, UNODC and UN Women   Islamabad : The Federal Steering Committee (FSC) of the ‘Deliver Justice’ programme was held today at the Economic Affairs Division (EAD), where key federal and provincial government stakeholders and development partners came together to amplify programme oversight and...

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Business Community

Women should raise their voice against harassment and should file an online complaint, Kashmala Khan Islamabad (VOM )   : Kashmala Khan, Federal Ombudsman for Protection against Harassment visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and addressing the business community announced to nominate President ICCI as Business Advisor in his organization to enhance cooperation with the...

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National Gender Portal

*National Gender Portal, a flagship initiative to collect data on gender statistics* Islamabad: The President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, inaugurated the landmark digital tool ‘National Gender Data Portal’ developed by UN Women and the National Commission on the Status of Women (NSCW) to collect data on gender statistics, today in...

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Women for Peace

*Sania inaugurates Pak-Afghan Bilateral Dialogue in Islamabad* Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to keynote the inaugural session of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue on “Women for Peace Initiative – Road to an inclusive future” organized by a local think tank, the Regional Peace Institute (RPI) in Islamabad. Dr. Sania was joined by SAPM...

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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...

Need to strengthen women across party lines, provincial Commissions: Nilofar Bakhtiar
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Need to strengthen women across party lines, provincial Commissions: Nilofar Bakhtiar

Karachi: (VOM) The 18th Meeting of the Inter-Provincial Ministerial Group (IPMG) was hosted by the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW) and UN Women Pakistan in Karachi. Representatives from Federal Ministry of Human Rights (MoHR), Women Development Departments (WDDs), provincial commissions and parliamentary bodies on...

The 14th Annual Rural Women Conference concludes at Lok Virsa, Islamabad
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The 14th Annual Rural Women Conference concludes at Lok Virsa, Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, (VOM): The speakers at the concluding policy session of the 14th Annual Rural Women Conference were of the view that the shift in women’s political role promises their economic freedom. The 3-Day Annual Rural Women Conference organized by PODA-Pakistan concluded at Lok Virsa, on a resolution passed by the rural women who were representing...

Rural Women Rising for Equity, Democracy and Economic Development Leadership in Pakistan
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Rural Women Rising for Equity, Democracy and Economic Development Leadership in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (VOM): Believing that rural women are the backbone of the agriculture sector in Pakistan, the speakers at the 14th Annual Rural Women Conference urged the government to invest in gender-responsive policies to mitigate and adapt to climate change which has disproportionate impact on the livelihood of rural women and girls. They were addressing during...