Gender Experts Committee Meeting , 18th April 2022, NCSW Head office Islamabad

The meeting of Gender Experts Committee was held on 18th April, 2022 at NCSW Secretariat, Islamabad. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar, Chairperson, National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW). The Meeting was attended by eminent gender experts namely Ms. Farzana Bari, Mr. Naeem Mirza, Mr. Babar Bashir, Ms. Sameena Nazir, Ms. Anbreen Ajaib and Ms. Saba Gul Khattak. The Chairperson welcomed the members of the Gender Experts Committee and briefed them on the meeting agenda followed by de briefing on 66th CSW Session in New York.


During the meeting, Gender Experts have detailed deliberation and discussion on increasing of women representation quota in the upcoming general elections, furthermore, the group of gender experts also identified and raised issues/ challenges faced by the women voters on the day of election. At the end of the meeting it was decided that the Commission will forward these suggestions to the concerned departments for consideration.