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326 CASES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REPORTED IN LAST SEVEN YEARS: SENATE TOLD

326 CASES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REPORTED IN LAST SEVEN YEARS: SENATE TOLD

ISLAMABAD: A total of 326 cases of violence against women have been registered in Islamabad in last seven years (2008-2014), Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said. In a written reply to the question of Nawabzada ... Read More »

WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT: PAKISTAN RANKS SECOND LOWEST IN WORLD, SAYS REPORT

WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT: PAKISTAN RANKS SECOND LOWEST IN WORLD, SAYS REPORT

ISLAMABAD: An International Labour Organisation (ILO) survey carried out with the assistance of national employers’ organisations in 39 countries ranked Pakistan as the second lowest among countries with ‘Women in Top Management’, according to a research report released on Monday. ... Read More »

WOMEN PARTICIPATION MUST FOR ECONOMIC PROGRESS

WOMEN PARTICIPATION MUST FOR ECONOMIC PROGRESS

LAHORE: The government of Pakistan must offer focused opportunities to women entrepreneurs, especially in exporting goods to the international market. The country cannot achieve the target of economic growth without due participation of women in economic activities, as they constitute ... Read More »

GENDER DISCRIMINATION, LOW WAGES IRK FEMALE LABOURERS

GENDER DISCRIMINATION, LOW WAGES IRK FEMALE LABOURERS

HARIPUR: Industrial workers, mainly women, are exposed to difficult working conditions which are detrimental to their well-being and could prevent them from contributing to the national economy. This was said by speakers while addressing the Women Workers Convention arranged by ... Read More »

ENDING VIOLENCE: PEACE POLE INAUGURATED AT GOR GATHRI

ENDING VIOLENCE: PEACE POLE INAUGURATED AT GOR GATHRI

PESHAWAR:  A ceremony to inaugurate the Peace Pole at Gor Gathri was held on Monday. This is the first time a peace pole has been put up in Peshawar, End Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG) Alliance Co-Chairman for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa ... Read More »