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  30/12/2010
 

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  30/12/2010
 

UNDP is appealing for flood victimization

Efforts to assess the full scale and extent of humanitarian need in Pakistan   continue this weekend after two weeks of heavy rain and floods left more than 1,300 people dead and 14 million affected.

As specialists in vulnerability assessment are dispatched to some of the worst hit and inaccessible areas of Sindh province, in southern Pakistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is laying the groundwork f....

  18/08/2010
 

UNDP is appealing for flood victimization

Efforts to assess the full scale and extent of humanitarian need in Pakistan   continue this weekend after two weeks of heavy rain and floods left more than 1,300 people dead and 14 million affected.

As specialists in vulnerability assessment are dispatched to some of the worst hit and inaccessible areas of Sindh province, in southern Pakistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is laying the groundwork f....

  18/08/2010
 

NA Speaker Constitutes Inquiry Committee under Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010

Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly has constituted an Inquiry Committee in the National Assembly Secretariat under provision 3(1) of the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, 2010.

The Committee will comprise of Mr. Safdar Hussain Malik, Additional Secretary (Com), Mr. Latif Qureshi, Joint Secretary (Legis) and Ms. Najma Siddiqui, Joint Secretary (Com). The Committee will take up complaints made under the Act.

  19/04/2010
 

NA Speaker Constitutes Inquiry Committee under Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010

Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly has constituted an Inquiry Committee in the National Assembly Secretariat under provision 3(1) of the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, 2010.

The Committee will comprise of Mr. Safdar Hussain Malik, Additional Secretary (Com), Mr. Latif Qureshi, Joint Secretary (Legis) and Ms. Najma Siddiqui, Joint Secretary (Com). The Committee will take up complaints made under the Act.

  19/04/2010
 

First Ever Logo of National Assembly

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday unveiled the first-ever logo of the National Assembly at a luncheon hosted by Speaker of National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza on the successful passage of 18th Amendment from the lower house. The crest inscribed with “Democracy, Sovereignty and Equality” has been created through personal interest and efforts of the National Assembly Speak....

  09/04/2010
 

First Ever Logo of National Assembly

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday unveiled the first-ever logo of the National Assembly at a luncheon hosted by Speaker of National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza on the successful passage of 18th Amendment from the lower house. The crest inscribed with “Democracy, Sovereignty and Equality” has been created through personal interest and efforts of the National Assembly Speak....

  09/04/2010
 

President Signs Bill to Protect Women against Harassment at Workplace

President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday signed the ‘Protection Against Harassment of Women Bill 2010’ with a pledge to pursue the commitment made by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto for the emancipation and uplift of womenfolk.“We have to create a Pakistan where the coming generations, my daughters, can be proud of the fact that they live as equals. We will make sure that those who wish to harm the ideology of Quaid-e-Azam which was for equality, for men and women, shall not su....

  09/03/2010
 

President Signs Bill to Protect Women against Harassment at Workplace

President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday signed the ‘Protection Against Harassment of Women Bill 2010’ with a pledge to pursue the commitment made by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto for the emancipation and uplift of womenfolk.“We have to create a Pakistan where the coming generations, my daughters, can be proud of the fact that they live as equals. We will make sure that those who wish to harm the ideology of Quaid-e-Azam which was for equality, for men and women, shall not su....

  09/03/2010
 

Feb 12 A Milestone In Women Rights Movement

February 12 was commemorated as Pakistan Women’s Day with the message that Pakistani women will fight for their rights since they not only understand their problems but also have the courage to solve them.

In this regard, Ministry of Women Development (MoWD) organised a function “A milestone in the Struggle for Women’s Rights” in collaboration with National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and

  13/02/2010
 

Feb 12 A Milestone In Women Rights Movement

February 12 was commemorated as Pakistan Women’s Day with the message that Pakistani women will fight for their rights since they not only understand their problems but also have the courage to solve them.

In this regard, Ministry of Women Development (MoWD) organised a function “A milestone in the Struggle for Women’s Rights” in collaboration with National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) and

  13/02/2010
 

Women MNAs Proved More Active During National Assembly Session

Female members showed more interest in the legislative business than their male colleagues during the recently-concluded session of the National Assembly as out of 18 private member bills tabled in the house 12 were moved by women MNAs.

“Almost 46 per cent legislators (115 out of 338 MNAs) participated in the proceedings of the 18th session of the National Assembly that concluded on January 29,” says the parliament performance update report....

  03/02/2010
 

Women MNAs Proved More Active During National Assembly Session

Female members showed more interest in the legislative business than their male colleagues during the recently-concluded session of the National Assembly as out of 18 private member bills tabled in the house 12 were moved by women MNAs.

“Almost 46 per cent legislators (115 out of 338 MNAs) participated in the proceedings of the 18th session of the National Assembly that concluded on January 29,” says the parliament performance update report....

  03/02/2010
 

Bill Against Harassment Of Women Approved By NA

Overcoming conservative opposition for years, the National Assembly unanimously passed a landmark bill on 21st January 2010 to punish harassment of women at workplaces, though last-minute amendments extended the protection also to men as an apparent compromise.
 
Punishment for the guilty, or violators of a code of conduct, will range from a censure to dismissal and an unspecified fine under the Protection against Harassment of Women at th....

  22/01/2010
 

Bill Against Harassment Of Women Approved By NA

Overcoming conservative opposition for years, the National Assembly unanimously passed a landmark bill on 21st January 2010 to punish harassment of women at workplaces, though last-minute amendments extended the protection also to men as an apparent compromise.
 
Punishment for the guilty, or violators of a code of conduct, will range from a censure to dismissal and an unspecified fine under the Protection against Harassment of Women at th....

  22/01/2010
 

Senate Approves Amendment In Sexual Harassment Law

The Senate approved on 20th January 2010 a bill providing protection to women against sexual harassment at workplaces and rejected an amendment introduced by members belonging to religious parties, including the JUI-F, Jamaat-i-Islami and Jamiat Ahle Hadith.

The bill amends both the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), proposing an increase in punishment for the crime to a maximum of three....

  21/01/2010
 

Senate Approves Amendment In Sexual Harassment Law

The Senate approved on 20th January 2010 a bill providing protection to women against sexual harassment at workplaces and rejected an amendment introduced by members belonging to religious parties, including the JUI-F, Jamaat-i-Islami and Jamiat Ahle Hadith.

The bill amends both the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), proposing an increase in punishment for the crime to a maximum of three....

  21/01/2010
 

Pak - India Forum of Women Parliamentarians

A new era of peace, progress and prosperity will dawn in Pakistan and India after resolving their contentious issues and coming closer to each other, said Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, in New Delhi.

Addressing Pakistani Community there, the Speaker said that Parliamentarians of Pakistan and India can play a significant role in bringing ....

  07/01/2010
 

Pak - India Forum of Women Parliamentarians

A new era of peace, progress and prosperity will dawn in Pakistan and India after resolving their contentious issues and coming closer to each other, said Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, in New Delhi.

Addressing Pakistani Community there, the Speaker said that Parliamentarians of Pakistan and India can play a significant role in bringing ....

  07/01/2010
 

Women MPs Express Solidarity With IDP Artisans

The on-going Swat Cultural Festival at Lok Virsa is a unique example of what the National Institute of Cultural Studies (NICS) and Lok Virsa are trying to do for the promotion and preservation of Pakistani culture.

Speaker National Assembly Dr Fehmida Mirza expressed these views at the Women Parliamentarians Day, observed at the cultural festival ‘Umeed-e-Nau’ that was organised by NICS in collaboration with Lok Virsa and the National Commi....

  03/01/2010
 

Women MPs Express Solidarity With IDP Artisans

The on-going Swat Cultural Festival at Lok Virsa is a unique example of what the National Institute of Cultural Studies (NICS) and Lok Virsa are trying to do for the promotion and preservation of Pakistani culture.

Speaker National Assembly Dr Fehmida Mirza expressed these views at the Women Parliamentarians Day, observed at the cultural festival ‘Umeed-e-Nau’ that was organised by NICS in collaboration with Lok Virsa and the National Commi....

  03/01/2010
 


 
 
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