In all political parties, 5% of women have been given the power to make decisions at the district level so that they can elect women from their constituencies.
Women will also make decisions at the district level. The heads of parliamentary committees will now be appointed women along with men.
This was stated by Member National Assembly of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Women Wing Karachi Division, Shahida Rehmani while addressing the closing ceremony of ten-day electronic media workshop here at Women Media Center.
The topic of workshop was “Freedom of Expression and Gender Equality in Women Empowerment.”
MNA and President Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Women Wing Karachi Division, Shahida Rehmani further stated that Benazir Bhutto belonged to a family where women did not get much education but she struggled and worked hard for democracy and was elected as the first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Speaking on the certificate distribution ceremony of the workshop, senior journalist Muhammad Junaid said that a law has been enacted in London under which no one can utter such a sentence to women which makes a mockery of their gender.
Referring to the brave women, Muhammad Junaid also said that Asma Jahangir brought justice to a large number of oppressed women and fought cases for their rights.
The ten-day workshop, organized in collaboration with the National Endowment for Democracy, was attended by students from various universities of Karachi.
The main motive of this workshop was to provide practical sessions to the upcoming female journalist and media students to groom their abilities so they can excel in the field of journalism and work side by side with male journalists.