Gov gives assent to women status commission bill


Karachi: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan Thursday gave assent the “Sindh Commission on the Status of Women Act 2015”, to be enforced immediately throughout the province.

The Act is aimed to provide for the setting up Provincial Commission on the Status of Women for promotion of social, economic, political and legal rights of women, as provided in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973, and in accordance with international declarations, conventions, treaties, covenants and agreements relating to women.

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