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Regional conference concludes without finalising charter of demands

07 April, 2017 0 Comments

ISLAMABAD: The Regional Conference on South Asian Women Alliance (Sawa) of Community Leaders concluded on Wednesday without a final resolution or charter of demands, which will be issued by the alliance at a later date.

The closing ceremony was attended by acclaimed poet Kishwar Naheed, MNAs Aasiya Nasir and Shazia Pervaiz Malik and Balochistan Assembly Speaker Raheela Durrani, as well as community leaders from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member states.

The moderator of the confer

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Participants agreed to raise voice for better S Asia for women

07 April, 2017 0 Comments

The participants of the South Asia Women Alliance (SAWA) regional conference on Wednesday agreed to raise a collective voice in respective countries and in the South Asia region, for a better and friendly South Asia for women.

This was the crux of a two-day regional conference for South Asian Women Alliance (SAWA) of Community Leaders concluded here with a resolve for a strengthened role and participation of women community leaders in the development and peace agenda.

The concluding day of the South Asia Women Al

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Gender equality: Collective platform to help inclusion of women

07 April, 2017 0 Comments

A regional alliance for female community leaders would help pave way for a South Asia which would be more inclusive for women.

This was the hope expressed by speakers at South Asian regional conference in Islamabad on Tuesday as they discussed ways and means for a collective platform to raise voice for inclusion of women community leaders in decision making bodies which would help achieve the sustainable development goals especially in regard with women rights.

The delegates were speaking at the inaugural session

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Ways to inclusion of women community leaders in decision-making bodies discussed

07 April, 2017 0 Comments

The speakers at South Asian Regional Women Conference on Tuesday discussed ways and means for a collective platform to raise voice for inclusion of women community leaders in the decision-making bodies.

They said that inclusion of women community leaders will lead to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals especially in regard with women rights. They demanded women representation in peace process and also called for recognition of care industry based on unpaid and invisible work of women.

The delegates were s

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Experts for connectivity between S. Asian community leaders

07 April, 2017 0 Comments

ISLAMABAD: The inaugural ceremony of the Regional Conference for South Asian Women Alliance (Sawa) of Community Leaders was held on Tuesday where speakers and community leaders stressed on the need for connectivity among community leaders in South Asia.

Sawa was formed in January 2016 as an initiative to bring together grassroots women community leaders from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member countries and connect them to regional macro-policies and global decision making. Its first conference was also held in Islamaba

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Women commuters demand separate Metro buses

06 November, 2016 0 Comments

RAWALPINDI: Working women and girl students have demanded the allocation of separate Metro buses and reservation of 20 per cent seats in every metro bus plying between Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

The working women, particularly those working in government offices have said that the seats allocated in Metro buses were highly disproportionate to their strength and even on their reserved seats the male commuters were seen sitting.

"We have to travel from Rawalpindi to Islamabad and back to Rawalpindi in a standing position in buses. We have to pass through queues of male commuters to move to our re

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Hindus in South Punjab By: Safiya Aftab

20 September, 2016 0 Comments

A Study on the Nature of Discrimination

By: Safiya Aftab

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Radicalisation and Engendered Space-Sept-2016

09 September, 2016 0 Comments

Radicalisation and Engendered Space-Sept-2016

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Discrimination In The Legal Profession - By: Muhammad Jamal Janjua

24 August, 2016 0 Comments

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The Bazaar-mosque Relationship In Punjab - By: Umair Javed

24 August, 2016 0 Comments

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