is fully focused towards quality education and skill development for economic empowerment of women with equal attention towards their political and social empowerment," she said emphasizing that Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah was a strong woman.
Chairperson Nuzhat Shirin said discrimination against women in society was rife and being both a woman and a minority member was a double jeopardy.
She told the meeting that SCSW
was going to hold a large-scale celebration of Sindh Commission on the Status of Women at Arts Council Karachi on 12th February 2019.
He said this while talking to a four-member delegation of SCSW
headed by its chairperson Ms.
said the ECP needed to appoint female presiding officers in the next elections for female polling stations.
chairperson reiterated that political parties were being encouraged from the commissions platform to fully support their female candidates.
With an aim to shed light on issues regarding gender inequality in the fields of health, education and politics, the SCSW
conducted a dialogue, 'Political Participation of Women and Electoral Violence', sponsored by the UN Women, at the Marriott Hotel on Friday.
The bench issued these directives after going through a report submitted by the chairperson of the Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW
) outlining the hurdles in the implementation of the law, dearth of financial and human resources, poor conditions of the province's 12 women police stations, lack of awareness among police and the subordinate judiciary regarding existence of proAwomen laws and recommendations to effectively enforce the same.
chairperson reiterated that political parties were being encouraged from the Commission's platform to fully support their female candidates.
KARACHI -- Sindh Commission on Status of Women (SCSW
), Government of Sindh was established as an autonomous body under Sindh Provincial Commission on the Status of Women Act (2015).
KARACHI -- The Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW
) has expressed its serious concerns over a lack of representation of women in the general elections going to be held on 25th July 2018.
KARACHI: The internationally acclaimed documentary play "Seven" continued its tour in Pakistan, as an ensemble reading of the play was staged at the Habib University in Karachi.Readers on stage were Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW
) Chairperson Ms Nuzhat Shirin Member of National Assembly (MNA-PPP) Ms Shazia Atta Marri Women and Human Rights Activist, Ms Pushpa Kumari TV and Film Actress Ms Sarwat Gilani Mirza Singer and Actor Mr Asim Azhar Musician and Actress Ms Natasha Humera Ejaz and Lawyer and Broadcast Journalist Ms Ayesha Tammy Haq.