"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.
Poetry, music and theater was used to popularize alternate narratives to extremism.
The Foundation helped Aman Ittehad (United for Peace) to review the National Action Plan to counter terror, and recommend ways to strengthen it.