UNODC establishes One-Stop W&JFC in Gujranwala


The UNODC Country Office in Pakistan opens a Women & Juvenile Facilitation Center (W&JFC) in Gujranwala in collaboration with Punjab Police, with the finan-cial support of the Government of Norway. The Women and Juvenile Facilitation Centre (WJFC) is the second facility of its kind established by UNODC in Punjab after successful operations of its forerunner Centre in Gujrat since 2019.

The WJFC is modelled as per international standards, providing compre-hensive services and compassionate environment to women and juvenile victims of violence for reporting, recording and investigation of crimes. In order to officially operationalize the Center, an inauguration ceremony was held at Saddar Police Station, Gujranwala today.

Officials from the Royal Embassy of Norway, H.E Per Albert Ilsaas, Ambassador of Norway to Pakistan; Anja Myrtveit, Second Secretary Development Program; Per Martin Bjartan, Police Liaison Officer; Bilal Majeed, Program Advisor Development and Dr. Jeremy Milsom, Representative, UNODC Country Office Pakistan along with many senior official from UNODC.