Islamabad Expo 2015 empower, encourage Women entrepreneurs

Two-day Islamabad Expo 2015 featuring conferences, competitions and activities including talent hunt, cooking, beauty workshops and makeovers, offered a great platform for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan. The main purpose of the exhibition is to increase market linkages of women entrepreneurs..

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Women’s Empowerment Conference opens in Islamabad

More than 300 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs from across South Asia gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of the three-day 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network..

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Pakistan’s First Center for Women Entrepreneurs launched in Islamabad

The first-of-its-kind center for women entrepreneurs has been launched in Islamabad to provide training, support, and mentorship for women entrepreneurs in Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, inaugurated the Center which would increase women’s participation in the economy.

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Pakistani Rural Women help revitalize Economy

Out of great disasters come great opportunities. This notion has fascinated and revived the humanity out of hardships since the earliest days. As Pakistan shifts from relief to recovery phase in the post-flood scenario, the focus was the rebuilding livelihoods. During these hard times, Pakistani women have emerged as the strength of the economy and…

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WPC demands extensive role of women in Politics

Islamabad – Following a round-table conference, a unanimous declaration was passed by the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus, on Thursday, calling for equal opportunities for women in the public and political spheres. The Parliamentarians also agreed to build consensus among their respective political parties to provide at least 10 per cent quota for women on winnable general…

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Structural changes in society stressed to offset VAW

Islamabad – Women from South Asian region often experience and face gender inequalities due to rules of a patriarchal social system, which makes it difficult for women to seek their due rights as they have little support from the community and state. To address the concerns of survivors of violence, a number women rights activists…

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Gender Equality Impossible Without Help from Men: Plan 2011 Report

Published in Pakistan Observer (23 Sept. 2011) Sana JamalIslamabad – Girls and women around the world can only win the battle for gender equality if boys and men in their lives join the cause to help improve their lives, says a new report released on Thursday in Islamabad. The report ‘Because I am a Girl:…

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