The two-day “Second Women’s Conference” on the occasion of International Women’s Day at the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi has come to a successful conclusion.
The efforts of working women were appreciated in the first session of the second day of the Second Women’s Conference.
The meeting was chaired by renowned writer and poet Kishore Naheed while Zahra Akbar Khan, Nasir Mansoor, Fatima Majid, Bushra Arain, Saeeda Khatun, Farhat Parveen, and Sabhagi Bheel expressed their views. Women are very brave and role models for us.
I greet them. She said that whenever I sought the advice of union leaders, I got full support.
Sindh is the only province that has made 16-year policies for working women.
It is a matter of fact that all these women have achieved their goals and I hope that the journey of success will continue in the future as well, Sheema Kirmani said that whenever women go out in search of employment, they On every street corner, men face violent, degrading glances, among today’s women who lack self-confidence.
It seems that it was not forty years ago, but even today, if a woman gathers on a platform, she can become a force to be reckoned with for her rights. That is why we started the Women’s March.
Social worker Zahra Akbar Khan said that today the situation is better than in the past but even today women’s fight starts from their home, we have to make men like us, capitalist and feudal system. “We have to fight together.
Women have won their rights by fighting for 25 years and it continues to this day,” she said.
Fatima Majid said that before the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum, our fishermen did not exist.
Working in factories and houses that run their house, our women are at the forefront of women’s rights, 70 years have passed since Pakistan was formed but no fisheries policy has been formulated, we are not recognized as workers “We are working alongside men, but I think we need to do more for women,” he said.
The third session of the two-day conference discussed the topic of “Why Violence Against Women” in which Anis Haroon, Abdul Khaliq Sheikh, Nazish Brohi, Noorul Nisa Chana, Sara Malkani Nusrat Haris presided over the meeting.
On the occasion, Anis Haroon, a female social leader, said, “Basically, we have to change our attitudes. We have to follow the rules.
The procedure has to be changed so that a woman can recognize her rights, she said, adding that it is not necessary that the girl who went to the shelter home did anything. “We should come forward to help such women,” said Abdul Khaliq Sheikh.
“Domestic violence is often considered a family problem. It’s not that we didn’t do something. We have laws, but implementation is a problem.”
“There are problems in the investigation. We don’t have an investigation. We have set up a women’s police station,” he said.
“We live in a society where equality between men and women is an issue,” said Nazish Brohi. It is not safe but the perpetrator is roaming free.
They demanded that we want every woman to be provided with a guard but whoever commits violence should be punished, Noorul Nisa Channa said.
Sara Malkani said that we have to make public the law made in 2013 regarding domestic violence so that women can raise their voices on this basis.
Later in the fourth session, Zubeida Mustafa K. The conversation was visible to the audience in which they discussed various aspects which were directed by Dr. Riaz Sheikh.
The fifth session of Conference” titled “Health is Life” in which Parliamentary Secretary Health Muhammad Qasim Soomro, Dr. Hazura Sheikh, Dr. Haroon Ahmed, Dr. Sher Shah Syed, and Dr. Rufina Soomro highlighted the topic of health. Dr. Huma Mir performed the duties of the director.
A “Role of Women in Creative Media” session at the Conference in which playwright B Gul, director Seema Tahir, Fiza Mirza, Sania Saeed, Huma Amir Shah, and Adeela Suleiman Shahid Rasam moderated the meeting.
On this occasion, Seema Tahir said that our teachers always taught us to think openly.
They used to say take your thinking to the sky. “Today we face a lot of restrictions on running televisions,” said Fiza Mirza.
“We have to talk about the women who are struggling. We have to see what we are trying to say.”
He said that the field of art is considered as a lower class sector, women artists also have to muster the courage to express their will. He said that art should not be limited to sculpture only.
Cycling licenses were not even given, now Lahore, Karachi, women are riding motorbikes everywhere.
He said that today there is a battle between my space and yours. We are happy that we are celebrating Women’s Day, our ancestors.
Women used to go to school and college on bicycles, we are running out of things Happened on “knock”.