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. The IPMG meetings are rotated among provinces. It brings together relevant stakeholders from all over Pakistan to strengthen the coordination mechanisms, share achievements and collectively deliberate on faced challenges about women empowerment and gender equality. The last meeting was held in April, 2020 through web meeting. The focus of the meeting was Violence Against Women (VAW) specially domestic violence during the COVID-19 period. All participants gave their valuable inputs and way forward to minimize the violence and protect women against domestic abuse.

Publications and Awareness Material:

  • Gender impact and implication of Covid-19 in Pakistan.

  • Policy brief with UN women.

  • Six video messages on Laws with EU and Haqooq-e-Pakistan.

  • Posters on Government shelter and guideline for shelter during Covid-19 with UNFPA and ROXEN

  • The Young Women in Pakistan: Status Report 2020