'One such initiative that is being supported by UN Women for the first time in Pakistan is a drama serial on trafficking of women in girls in partnership with NCSW
and Kashf Foundation, which is currently being developed.
Sharing a performance by NCSW
, many pro women activities and seminars were conducted in last year including launching of reports on women.
has also launched report on 'Women in Election 2018' which suggested to enhance women's participation in political party decision by increasing their representation upto 33 per cent in all decision making bodies.
Chairman Dr Nadeem Shafiq Malik said there was a lack of public awareness about food-related allergies in Pakistan.
Talking to , she said that NCSW
has started the awareness among the masses and wrote letters to the IGs Police and all provincial Chief Ministers for implementation of judgment in this regard.
Paying rich tribute to NCSW
initiatives, the vice chancellor said that the commission has, by and large, been able to effect visible and tangible positive change in the lot of women in the country; adding that its contribution was immensely palpable towards abolishing the heinous custom of premature marriages, abrogation of women barter as penalty in tribal feuds, advocacy for the cause of enhanced women quota in parliament, provision of legal aide to women subject to various forms of violence and pursuance of proposal to the varsities to formulate gender policies.
Chairperson Khawar Mumtaz demanded that women's right to vote must be ensured and not denied under any pretext whether they are local traditions, agreements amongst candidates or their supporters or on account of mobility.
has forwarded complaints to the Election Commission of Pakistan and appreciates the prompt action taken by it.
Decision for the award will be made by a selection committee appointed by NCSW
. Decision of the committee will be final.Winner will get a monetary prize and their work will be published by NCSW
The Senators noted with concern that the seat for member the NCSW
from FATA is vacant since a year.
Special emergency legislation or administrative measures are required to empower NADRA with the necessary resources to increase its pace of registration because time is very short.' NCSW
Chairperson Khawar Mumtaz called for the ECP, NADRA, political parties and the government to work with urgency to bring an estimated 10 million missing women of voting age onto the electoral rolls.
The council further stated that the composition of the NCSW
was objectionable under Section 3 of the law.