Women emerging on political scenario
KARACHI – The women political empowerment is being appreciated by the councilwomen of the City Council of CDGK, a brief survey conducted by The Nation, on Wednesday, revealed the fact.
While speaking to The Nation, the Naib Nazim of CDGK, Nasreen Jaleel, who is also the convenor of City Council, said that women have been given a great representation in the local body. 33pc of the total representation given to the women has been done first time in the history of our country.
Previously, this practice was not encouraged and women were given less support in the system. Today, women are not only present in the city council but have also developed courage to speak for their rights.
“Councilwomen take part during the proceedings of the council and also use their right to accept or reject any decision taken by the council. They are now aware of their right, which is something positive and should sustain. Women should be encouraged to stand in the general election on common seats by their parties. This will also help them in their decision making ability,” she further added.
“The political empowerment bestowed upon the women in our country is a positive step towards women development,” said Mehr-un-Nisa Baloch, woman councilor from Bin Qasim Town, member of opposition block Awam Doost group.
Source: The Nation