Seminar asks govt to ensure protection of women’s rights
ISLAMABAD: Participants at a seminar organised under the auspices of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) asked the government to live up to its UN obligations and ensure protection for the women.
The women rights campaigners and participants of the seminar urged the government to fulfill its obligations under UN Resolution 1325 to ensure protection of women during armed conflicts and their consequent negative impacts. Member of the Planning Commission of Pakistan and former Executive Director of SDPI, Dr Saba Gul Khattak, Executive Director INSAN Foundation Trust Kishwar Sultana, Executive Director Bedari Anbreen Ajaib, and former Executive Director, Bedari Salim Malik spoke at the seminar on “Effectiveness of UN Resolution 1325 on lives of women in Pakistan”.
Source: Daily Times