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. Research and data evidence generation is an important function towards fulfilling its mandate. NCSW being very conscious of the fact that women’s history in Pakistan is getting lost and recognizing the strong need to be documented and archive the scattered history of women. Accordingly, the Commission organized a brainstorming session/consultation in collaboration with United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad in July 2019. The purpose of consultation was to determine its scope and the way forward. In this regard a Document of Understanding (DoU) With HEC has been signed for collaboration. Further process is underway.