Women Resource Centre in National Library of Pakistan
National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), and National Library of Pakistan, National History and Literary Heritage Division, on 12th October 2017, entered into a joint venture for the establishment of National Women Resource Centre to be located in National Library of Pakistan (NLP). In this regard, a letter of agreement was signed between NCSW and National History and Literary Heritage Division at National History and Literary Heritage Division head office, Islamabad. The National Women Resource Centre will cater to the reading, references and information needs of men, women, policymakers, students, researchers and journalists. Chairperson NCSW Khawar Mumtaz thanked Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage and expressed hope that the Women Resource Centre would provide a platform to consolidate information available on women issues in different government departments, universities, research organizations and individuals. Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqi stressed the need for more such collaborations between different Government departments. He also proposed free transport for women who want to visit the National Library.