LAHORE: Punjab Commission for the Status of Women (PCSW) has assigned the task to the divisional coordinators to play a proactive role in protection of women’s rights and prevent instances of violence.
PCSW Chairperson Fauzia Viqar, while chairing a meeting of divisional coordinators, on Friday urged them to develop strong liaison with the departments to obtain status updates regarding cases and incidents involving women. The meeting was apprised of activities and progress made by divisional coordinators within their respective areas.
Fauzia Viqar stated that stringent application of PCSW’s mandate was key to bridging the gap between government offices and the general public. She added that the PCSW was fully determined to expand its outreach at the grass-roots level to address all issues concerning women and create a hospitable environment which would facilitate implementation of its mandate.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 5th, 2017.