"The "gunahgaar" women & men who marched in Lahore on 12 February 1983 set the path for WAF's outstanding achievements. Today we must reaffirm our commitment to claiming full & equal citizenship," said Ms. Rashida Dohad speaking at a commemorative event organised by WAF & EVAWG. Mr. I.A. Rehman, Ms. Khawar Mumtaz, Ms. Bushra Gohar, Ms. Tahira Abdullah & Senator Sherry Rahman were key speakers at the event. Ms.Kishwar Naheed recited her poet.
Actions urged to remove threats to fundamental rights of association & expression
The Foundation’s recommendations to assist Pakistan achieve better compliance of Cedaw General Recommendation #30 was endorsed by activists from across the province. This effort was appreciated by Ms. Meraj Humayun Khan, the Chairperson of the Women Parliamentary Caucus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.