ISLAMABAD – President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have reaffirmed their dedication to make sure equal rights and alternatives to ladies in an effort to allow them to make the most of their full potential for sustainable socio-economic improvement of the nation.
Addressing a ceremony in reference to the Worldwide Girls’s Day right here on Sunday, the President mentioned that lap of mom is the primary studying establishment for a kid within the household and function of ladies for the subsequent technology is undisputable. The President mentioned that ladies are taking part in a key function in all walks of life whereas the variety of feminine graduates and place holders in lots of educational disciplines in Pakistan are increased as in comparison with males.
The president underlined the necessity for making collective efforts to make sure ladies’s inheritance rights, well being, training, violence-free surroundings and equal alternatives in all strata of society. He additional linked the creation of consciousness within the society concerning the significance of financial inclusion of ladies together with their inheritance rights which had been flagrantly denied within the society as a result of prevalence of sure outdated cultural customs in numerous areas of the nation.
He mentioned, “For the first time in the world’s history, the religion of Islam in very clear terms has ensured women’s rights to inheritance which even did not find place in the Western countries for long.”
Such irrelevant boundaries within the form of cultural customs ought to be discarded with forceful adherence to the Islamic teachings and the up to date legal guidelines. The Ulema’s function on this regard was important for creation of mass consciousness, he noticed.
The president additionally referred to the federal government’s flagship of social safety and welfare ‘Ehsas’ programme and mentioned the federal government was dedicated to make sure social and financial betterment of womenfolk.
Quoting a saying of founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah concerning the significance of ladies’s function in society, he mentioned that womenfolk ought to be supplied with violence and harassment free surroundings.
The president famous that the federal government couldn’t alone work over these points, it might enact legal guidelines, however it was the collective trigger and duty of all stakeholders to play their function.
He additionally opined that dropout price of feminine college students from colleges was linked to sure social and financial circumstances.
Whereas within the secondary and intermediate ranges, lady college students had been outshining the male college students, however on the increased training stage, their participation step by step diminished which indicated sure points which ought to be addressed promptly, he added.
The president additionally confused for creation of areas for moms at their workplaces to correctly take care of their nascent infants.
The womenfolk within the nation had been confronted with severe well being problems with malnutrition and stress, resulting in little one stunting and thus impacting the general well being of a household and in the end society.
The developed international locations at all times carved methods to beat their conflicts and controversies of their societies, he mentioned noting that within the nationwide constructing, it was essential to resolve all the problems peacefully.
He additionally lauded working of the FOSPAH which was established some ten years again, observing that 12 per cent improve was witnessed in submitting of complaints, nonetheless there was a must encourage the sufferer ladies to register their grievances.
The president knowledgeable that he had directed the Ombudsman workplace to entertain complaints over ladies’s inheritance rights.
Throughout the ceremony, documentaries exhibiting contributions of notable ladies personalities in numerous fields and the efficiency of the FOSPAH had been additionally screened.
The ceremony was attended by PM’s Particular Assistant on Well being Dr Zafar Mirza, PM’s Particular Assistant on Social Safety and Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar, Federal Ombudsman Kashmala Tariq, Overseas Workplace spokesperson Aisha Farooqi, distinguished ladies personalities and representatives of various organizations.
Then again, Prime Minister Imran Khan in a message in reference to the Worldwide Girls’s Day reiterated to undertake each doable effort to make sure equal rights and alternatives to the ladies.
Imran Khan mentioned it’s certainly encouraging to see that the Pakistani ladies are proving their mettle in each stroll of life and reaching excellence of their respective fields on the nationwide and worldwide stage.
The prime minister mentioned that he firmly believes that inclusive and sustainable socio-economic improvement can solely be ensured by offering equal alternatives and a conducive surroundings to our ladies.
He reaffirmed the pledge to take all measures that may assist our ladies to steer a secure, safe and affluent life.