Role of women caucus in NA hailed -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Role of women caucus in NA hailed

ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has lauded the efforts of women parliamentary caucus in the National Assembly of Pakistan for protection of women’s rights and empowerment.

The IPU appreciation was published in a special report in connection with the International Women’s Day being observed on November 25.

IPU is the focal point for parliamentary dialogue and works for fostering cooperation and development among diverse nations.

The report said the bi-partisan caucus of women parliamentarians had enabled its members to rise above party politics and jointly work for the social economic uplift of the women in Pakistan.

The report specifically mentioned the efforts of WPC for focusing on policy formulation and service delivery for women especially for those affected by violence and gender bias.
Source: Dawn
Date:11/19/2009