Rally held to mark Working Women Day
SUKKUR: In order to celebrate the National Day of Working Women, the Inter Global Human Development Society (IGHDS) on Friday organised a rally from Mirpur Mathelo Chowk to DCO office Ghotyki to highlight the struggle of Pakistani working women.
The rally, comprised women from the police, representatives of the NGOs, civil society, government officials, women farmers from Nagarparkar, Hyderabad and others, exhibited a show of strength and support on behalf of working women from all over Pakistan.
The women were carrying posters and banners representing their organisations.
Civil society representatives, along with their group of working women and women farmers joined the rally and celebrated this historic day.
Last year, on December 22, 2010, the Prime Minister announced December 22 as the National Day for Working Women for Pakistan to mark their struggle and efforts for a dignified working environment and to safeguard their constitutional right of earning their livelihood with dignity.
Source: Business Recorder