Activities Since 2016

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Launch of Drama Serial "Dil Na Umeed Tou Nahin"

In collaboration with Kashf Foundation & UN Women launched their first episode of "Dil Na Umeed tou Naheen" which premiered on TV One & PTV Home on 19 Jan 2021. 

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Consultative Session on "Impact of Covid-19 on Women


As Covid-19 hit, Pakistan quickly realized the gender inequalities and the impact on livelihood, responsibility and mental health it has had on women. 

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16- Days of Activism against Violence Against Women

In pursuance of MOU, NCSW with TDEA, the Commission & TEDA ran a social media campaign under international “-16-days of activism against Gender-based violence”


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Protection Against Harassment at Workplace Act 2010

NCSW National Commission on Status of Women together with its partners decided to run a campaign for promotion and awareness on “Protection against Harassment at Workplace Act 2010”.

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Collaboration and Support to CARE International in Pakistan

CARE International, in collaboration with Commission conducted one day provincial consultation on the newly adopted ILO instrument C-190 on ending Violence and Harassment of Men and Women in the World on 17th December, 2019

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Collaboration and Support to CARE International in Pakistan 

CARE International, in collaboration with the Commission developed awareness material in June, 2020 for women employers, workers, government and humanitarian organizations.

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Inter-Provincial Ministerial Group Meeting

The IPMG meets three to four times a year and has been doing so for last ?ve years. It is an example of healthy coordination, sharing and mutual support on women laws, policies and issues.

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Initiative for documenting  / establishing Women’s History Archives and Museum in Pakistan 16th July, 2019

NCSW in line with its mandate to promote and protect women’s rights in Pakistan organized a consultative meeting on Women History Archives and Museum.

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Together To Combat Trafficking of Women and Girls in Pakistan

NCSW in collaboration with UN Women Pakistan organized a one day seminar to combat Trafficking of Women and Girls in Pakistan on 27th Aug. 2019 at Islamabad.


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Review of Protection against Harassment of Women at Work Place Act 2010

NCSW organized a national Round Table Consultative Meeting on 26th September, 2019 to review the Protection against Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010 at Islamabad.

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Launching of Documentary “Mukhtasar Kar Chaley Dard Ke Fasley”

NCSW launched its documentary “Mukhtasar Kar Chaley Dard Ke Fasley” highlighting Commission achievements, challenges and strategies.

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Beijing+25 Review Conference: Guidelines for Government delegates

NCSW was invited to Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference from 27-29 November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Collaboration on the Preservation and Promotion of Women Rights in Pakistan with TDEA

NCSW and Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 17th Oct, 2019

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Orientation Session on Promoting Rights of Women with Disability

Handicap International Humanity & Inclusion organized one day orientation session with NCSW on promoting rights of women with disabilities on 19th December, 2019.

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Annual Literary Award for young women writers 2018/19

The National Commission on the Status of Women announced its first NCSW Literary Award 2018 in January 2018 and second in September 2019, respectively. 

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Workshop on Gender Review of STPF 2018-23 Proposals

The Ministry of Commerce has developed its Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2018-23 with the aim to schematically construct a trade policy that ensures equal distribution of benefits across genders.

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Inclusive Democracy in Pakistan-Policy Recommendations 

DAI-Tabeer and the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) organised the second national dialogue on the gender gap in the electoral rolls in Islamabad on 19 December 2018.

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Gender Policy Formulation

The NCSW Chairperson, Ms. Khawar Mumtaz, along with the NCSW Secretary, Ms. Samina Hasan held a meeting with the Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Dr. Tariq Banuri on 5th September, 2018 at the HEC office, to explore areas of collaboration between NCSW and HEC in promoting gender equality.

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Decision of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) on Jirga/Panchayat on NCSW petition

NCSW challenged the jirga/panchayat and other such forums  in the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 2011.  The Supreme Court   of Pakistan on 16th Jan 2019 declared jirga/panchayat etc illegal and against the spirit of the Constitution of the Pakistan.

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Sexual Harassment Policy Framework for Universities 

Harassment, violence and discrimination in the society, including in educational institutions pose a barrier to women’s contribution to national development and to fulfill their aspirations.

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Ending Child and Early Age Marriage

In February 2019, the Commission congratulated the Senate for passing the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act 2018 moved by Senator Sherry Rehman and requested the Government to table it in the National Assembly and facilitate the early passage of this law. 

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Disposal Of Cases And Complaints 

The Commission had taken stern action on two high profile cases, which were surfaced on media since August 2018

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Advocacy and Awareness through Media

National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) has taken various steps for awareness raising on laws and continuously run advocacy and information campaigns through electronic, print and social media

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