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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...

Women for Peace
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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...

UN Women Pakistan
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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...

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...

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UN Women

Strengthening institutions key to women rights, Dr. Arif Alvi   Lahore: President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi lauded the government’s efforts of activating institutions to protect women against harassment and to empower them by rights of ownership and possession of properties. Addressing a national seminar on protection of women against harassment, the president said it...

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UN Women Pakistan

*UN Women puts spotlight on the role of CSR for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Pakistan* Islamabad: UN Women hosted a convention on CSR4Women – The Untapped Potential in Islamabad . The event was supported by the Government of Norway and chaired by Sima Kamil, the Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. The convention...

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Business community

ICCI for promoting women’s handicraft products for their economic empowerment Islamabad: President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to focus on promoting the handicraft products of women entrepreneurs that would ensure their economic empowerment, reduce poverty and improve living standards of families in rural and urban areas. He said...

ICCI & ICT Police
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ICCI & ICT Police

ICCI hails launch of Gender Protection Unit in the Capital Islamabad : The Islamabad Police under the chair of IGP Qazi Jameel ur Rehman organized a roundtable conference on the Gender Protection Unit. Speaking at the occasion, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) hailed the establishment of a Gender...

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Women Alliance

ICCI calls for gender inclusive policies to boost economic growth Islamabad : Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) emphasized that the government should focus on gender inclusive policies and take strong measures to bring more women at workplaces in order to realize the actual economic potential of the country....

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UN Women

*Inter Provincial Ministerial Group accelerates efforts for making women and girls count through the National Gender Data Portal* Islamabad: The 17th Inter Provincial Ministerial Group (IPMG) hosted by the National Commission on the Status of Women and UN Women brought together Secretaries of Women Development Departments (WDDs) and Chairpersons of Provincial Commissions on the Status...