KPK beats all provinces in women empowerment initiatives.
The KPK Commission on the status of women is a statutory advisory body established under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Act XIX of 2009.
The commission is established with functions to oversee the implementation of laws, policies, and programmes related to women and propose new measures where gaps exist.
Imran Khan said that no nation could get progress without promotion of women education.
To promote women education, the KPK government has introduced new policy according to which government would focus more on women education.
What is in there for females?
Females Women deprived of their rights everywhere in the country and male of their families were not ready to give them rights in properties or other things.
PM Imran criticized honor killing and termed it against Islam. He said we should not follow the Europe culture but we should act upon the principle of Islam.
Previously, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on Status of Women (KPCSW) formally inaugurated its website (kpcsw.gov.pk). It was aimed at promoting an agenda of empowering females.
Radio Campaign on female rights
And now, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of females has launched a radio campaign to educate the women about their rights.
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The commission’s chairperson Neelum Toru said in a statement that the province-wide radio campaign has been launched to educate the community about the role and mandate of the commission.
The radio campaign will contain a series of programmes on female-based issues and will be aired on every Thursday at Radio Pakistan and FM-101.
This radio campaign will discuss violence against gender, particularly girls, child marriages and honor killings.
The chairperson said that there were many issues that affected females in KP, which could be heard and highlighted through radio medium.
Commission’s chairperson Neelum Toru said,
“I know that these subjects are delicate and people are reluctant to speak about these topics but if we keep shying away, then I am afraid that it will not be possible to craft solutions for issues that are holding women back from realizing their full potential.”