‘Women equally participate in every walk of life,’ Firdous Ashiq
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan says Pakistani women commits to prove their capabilities in every field of life.
Firdous Ashiq addressed a special ceremony in connection with International Women’s Day in Lahore today.
She said that without active participation of womenfolk in every field of life, the dream of a true Islamic welfare state cannot fulfill.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said Islam gave the highest respect to women and all rights given to them in the UN Charter were already present in the Holy Quran.
Referring to the miserable condition of Kashmiri women suffering gravely at the hands of Indian forces along other segments of society for last four months, she lamented the world institutions’ silence over it.
Moreover, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday has paid tribute to the mothers, sisters and daughters of occupied Kashmir in a message on International Women’s Day.
In a statement, the minister said that Kashmiri women have made new history with their patience and courage.
Remember that, Kashmir Media Service report shows that thousands of women are among 95,507 Kashmiris, martyred by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel since January 1989 till date.
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