Planning Commission Conducts Seminar in FJWU to spread awareness on pro-women legislation

ISLAMABAD: YDFs of Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives conducted seminar in FJWU as part of 16 days of activism on behalf of the Planning Commission. The seminar was held to spread awareness among women regarding pro-women legislature. The penalists from FIA, NCSW, and FJWU gave their presentations to students to familiarize them with the relevant legislature and platforms.

Vice Chancellor FJWU, Dr. Saima Hamid celebrates 16 days of activism at the University each year. She is a staunch advocate of women empowerment and development. Acting Vice Chancellor, FJWU, Prof. Dr. Azra Yasmin, welcomed the penalists and collaborated with the team from the Planning Commission to arrange the seminar.

Dr. Shaheen Arif, Gender Advisor, NCSW, explained pro-women constitutional guarantees, and legislature that is ensured by the government of Pakistan.

Dr. Nadia Khadem, HoD Law Department, FJWU, illuminated students on important laws that were put in place to protect women from the violation of their property rights, cyber space, and personal lives.

Dr. Ayaz Khan, Additional Director Cyber Crime Wing, FIA had an illuminating session with the student in which they were advised on how they can save themselves on social media.

On the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Planning Commission established a Gender Unit which would work to include a gender perspective in the development and economic policies. The series of seminars conducted is part of Ministry's initiative to protect women rights and fight discrimination and violence against women.