Pakistan has received the 'Commonwealth Government Award' for women’s economic empowerment in a ceremony held on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has told the United Nations that the government of Pakistan is committed to alleviate and improve the situation of Pakistani women. Speaking during the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at United Nations Headquarters, Chairperson of the National Commission of Women and leader of Pakistani delegation Khawar Mumtaz said that gender equality and women development is part of the country's long-term national planning framework, known as Vision 2025. Pakistan’s constitution, she…
KARACHI: Pakistan’s one of the largest media networks, ARY, and the University of Karachi inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting self-empowerment among the students. The MoU was signed between Chairman ARY Mr. Muhammad Iqbal and Vice Chancellor of Karachi University Mr. Muhammad Qaiser on January 13. The initiative conceived under the vision “Be an Entrepreneur” provides an opportunity of self-empowerment to the students for earning and to break the barriers of class difference within the society.…
LAHORE: Facing the scourge of eve-teasing and cultural bounds to exercise freedom, the women can have a sigh of relief to some extent after launch of ladies-only pink rickshaw service in the Punjab capital, ARY News reported.