KARACHI: National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) chairperson Nilofar Bakhtiar called a consultation meeting here on Wednesday to listen to suggestion from civil society and the media ahead of launching the commission’s strategic plan.
She also said that from Nov 25, they will begin a 16-day global activism drive.
The meeting was organised in collaboration with the European Union-funded Huqooq-e-Pakistan Project (HeP).
Speaking on the occasion, she said that the NCSW had already carried out several such consultations across the country and Sindh was her second-last stop before she heading to seek suggestions from the people, and especially the women, of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
During her visit to Karachi, she said that she held meetings with the Sindh Governor Imran Ismail Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh.
Role of media in empowering women and strengthening the commission on women status discussed
She also met with women parliamentarians focused on issues in the implementation of women laws as well as pro-women legislation. Besides that, she visited the Karachi central prison as well as the Darul Aman and safe houses.