Violence against women

QUETTA: Campaign against violence against women would be launched from Nov 25 to Dec 10, 2013. This was stated by office bearers of AHSAS PK and Pakistan Gender Coalition Watan Yar Khilji, Maula Dad Utmankhel and Shah Baran Mandokhel at a Press conference here Sunday.

They said 16 days of activation against gender violence surfaced as a result of international movement for rights of women. This tradition of observing 16 days was announced in 1981. It is aimed at to hold protest at world level that violence on women is violation of human rights which lessens their dignity, self confidence and status.

Programmes would be organized in Balochistan as elsewhere in the world during these days from Nov 25 to Dec 10. These would include seminars, mega events, symposia, press conferences and other activities. These days are being observed under slogan of ‘From Amn House to Peaceful world’. It is a positive aspect to create awareness to end violence against women s violence free society ensures women participation in political and development process.

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