Envoy highlights Pakistan’s commitment to gender equality, enabling environment for women

ISLAMABAD, Mar 13 (APP): Ambassador of Pakistan to France Asim Iftikhar on Wednesday underlined Pakistan’s strong commitment to continue to striving for gender equality in all aspects of life and providing an enabling environment for women to achieve their full potential. The ambassador, addressing an event held by the embassy in collaboration with Zonta International… Continue reading Envoy highlights Pakistan’s commitment to gender equality, enabling environment for women

KPCSW launches findings of gender analysis health, education sectors

PESHAWAR, Mar 01 (APP):The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women (KPCSW), with support from GIZ, successfully launched the findings of the Gender Analysis of Health Sector Strategic Plan 2018–2025 and Education Sector Plans 2020–2025 in a one-day seminar held here. A press release issued here Friday said that the seminar brought together a… Continue reading KPCSW launches findings of gender analysis health, education sectors

Speakers of webinar emphasizes active role of women in science to foster economic prosperity

ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP):Speaker at a webinar titled “Women in Science: Shaping Tomorrow’s Innovations” held here Monday emphasized the active role of women in science, technology, and innovation to foster economic prosperity and sustainable development. The webinar was arranged by the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) to commemorate… Continue reading Speakers of webinar emphasizes active role of women in science to foster economic prosperity

Gender equality essential for sustainable development: Nilofer

ISLAMABAD, Dec 26 (APP):Gender equality is a fundamental human right that is essential for sustainable development, said Nilofer Bakhtiar  Chairperson  National Commission for the Status of Women (NCSW) here on Tuesday. Talking to APP, She said that gender equality has the potential to be significantly advanced in the digital economy.  “Women in many countries face… Continue reading Gender equality essential for sustainable development: Nilofer

Women University organizes training session on leadership skills, gender equality

MULTAN, Oct 08 (APP):Women University organized a four day training session to create awareness among students about leadership skills and different concepts on gender equality with an aim to empower women. Dr. Sadaf Mehmood, Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, served as the focal person for this impactful workshop. Students from diverse fields such as… Continue reading Women University organizes training session on leadership skills, gender equality

Australia committed to promoting gender equality in sports: Australian HC

ISLAMABAD, Jan 5 (APP):The Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Neil Hawkins on Thursday said that Australia is committed to promoting inclusivity and gender equality in sports and would love to see talented women. He made these remarks during a meeting with Pakistan National Women’s Cricket Team in Karachi and wished them good luck ahead of… Continue reading Australia committed to promoting gender equality in sports: Australian HC

International Women Day observed to promote gender equality

ISLAMABAD, Mar 8 (APP): International Women day on Tuesday observed across the globe including Pakistan aiming to promote gender equality and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of the women. This year’s theme of the day was “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” Prime Minister Imran Khan in his address at an… Continue reading International Women Day observed to promote gender equality

Inclusive society must ensure financial participation of women in mainstream of economy: President

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 18 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said that an inclusive society must ensure financial participation of women in the main stream of economy. “Empowerment is meaningless if women are deprived of inheritance, have limited access to loans, communication & employment or if they feel insecure in society,” he said in a tweet… Continue reading Inclusive society must ensure financial participation of women in mainstream of economy: President

Progress towards gender equality under threat: UN chief warns

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 02 (APP): Warning that the coronavirus pandemic could erase recent “fragile progress” towards gender equality, UN Secretary-General Antonio Thursday urged governments around the world to act and put women at the center of recovery and response. The UN chief issued the warning in a speech to a UN General Assembly high-level meeting… Continue reading Progress towards gender equality under threat: UN chief warns

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