Author Archives: WMC-Pakistan

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN BILL SOON

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN BILL SOON

LAHORE PROVINCIAL Minister for Women Development Hameeda Waheed-ud-Din and Minister for Minority Affairs Khalil Tahir Sindhu have said that violence against women bill will soon be presented in the Punjab Assembly. They said this while addressing a conference on ‘Violence ... Read More »

STUDY FINDS HIGH INCIDENCE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

STUDY FINDS HIGH INCIDENCE OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

MINGORA: A recent Aurat Foundation study has shown a high incidence of violence against women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa revealing 278 women were killed and 80 more committed suicide in different districts of the province during the last nine months. The ... Read More »

AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE: PLIGHT OF WOMEN RESOUNDS AT EXHIBITION

AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE: PLIGHT OF WOMEN RESOUNDS AT EXHIBITION

ISLAMABAD: As the 16 days of activism against gender violence continues, Nomad Art Gallery in collaboration with the Australian High Commission held a discussion and inaugurated an art exhibition on Tuesday evening. With the campaign theme of ‘Education, Militarism, Corruption, Poverty, ... Read More »

FATA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT POLICY LAUNCHED

FATA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT POLICY LAUNCHED

PESHAWAR: A women empowerment and protection policy was unveiled here on Tuesday to safeguard rights of the women in the Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata). The policy was launched at a ceremony, attended by concerned officials, representatives of NGOs and ... Read More »

LCWU HOLDS FUNFAIR TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN

LCWU HOLDS FUNFAIR TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2014 in collaboration with United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment ... Read More »