APWUC to take steps for capacity building



All-Pakistan Women Universities Consortium (APWUC) would arrange a capacity-building project and a series of webinars and seminars in different member and non-member universities to make them more effective and meaningful. According to a Fatima Jinnah Women University spokesperson, the APWUC in its first conference organized on women in leadership in collaboration with Higher Education Commissioner (HEC) and British Council to celebrate International Women’s Day decided that the consortium would be made more effective.

The conference was organized to devise ways to achieve gender equality and womens empowerment in Pakistan, she said. Female VCs from all seven member universities, including Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Government College Women University Faisalabad, Lahore College for Women University, Government College Women University Sialkot, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Women University Swabi, and Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur, jointly organized the event.