Signature campaign - Fatima Jinnah women's University Rawalpindi
National Commission on The Status of Women (NCSW) in collaboration with Care intl., PCSW, APWA, UN Women, Bardasht organized the women entrepreneur Mela, poster exhibition by students of Lahore College, and plays & debates by Kinnard College and GCU, in a daylong event at Alhamra Art Council to highlight the importance of Economic Justice role in Combating Violence against Women. To witness the Prize Ceremony, Chief Guest Ms. Ashifa Riaz Fatyana, Chairperson National Commission, Ms Nilofar Bakhtiar, was present.
As 16 days drive on violence against women moves across country, therefore NCSW has been conducting series of events. Chairperson NCSW Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar manages to seek attention from key stakeholders nationwide.
Chairperson, NCSW, remains focused on the mandate and scope of The National Commission Status of Women. The commission aims to strengthen local authorities’ capacity to respond to cases of violence in compliance with Law on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. There's a need to formulate a consensus on strengthening in-service training for legal and law enforcement professionals, including, prosecutors, police and gendarmerie, and for support service providers and other public officials through revision and development of training programmes and through conducting training of trainers, and cascade training.