16 Days of Activism Day 11 2021-2022 Activities - Event 1

2022 - 16 Days Of Activisim Day 11 - Observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 9th Dec 2022:

Event 1: To mark the Observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we collaborated with STEP & UNFPA to organize a panel discussion to advance gender equality, inclusivity & accessible GBV services for women & girls with disabilities in Pakistan.

We discussed holistic steps to overcome the barriers for women with disabilities in Pakistan. While efforts are being made to overcome this challenge, there is a long way to go to facilitate this vulnerable group & we must keep the conversation going.

The event was attended by Country Representative UNFPA, Dr. Luay Shabaneh and Mr Atif Shiekh Executive Director, Special Talent Exchange Program.

We were joined by Ms. Ammara Durani, Assistant Representative UNDP and Dr. Maurizio Bussolo, Lead Economist, Chief Economist Office for South Asia, World Bank.

2021 -16 Days Of Activisim Day 11 - Launch of National Gender Data Portal (NGDP) by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan . 9th Dec 2021:

In order to collect consistent and reliable gender related data on a national scale, the National Gender Data Portal was launched with the support of UN Women. The data actively received from all provinces of Pakistan as well as AJ&K, and GB will help in making well researched policies as well as fulfill international promises made by the nation.