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Asma Khader, Jordanís human rights activist, met NCSW and Law Committee members, Islamabad

18-09-2013
Islamabad

Asma Khader, Jordanís human rights activist, met NCSW and Law Committee members

Aurat Foundation organized a meeting between Ms Asma Khader, human rights activist and Secretary General National Commission on Women (NCW), Jordan, and Ms Khawar Mumtaz, Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), Pakistan, on September 18, 2013, at NCSW office, Islamabad.  Both discussed the situation of women in their countries and sharing of information and collective efforts on women’s rights.

Ms Khawar Mumtaz also invited Ms Asma Khader to join the Law Committee meeting which discussed various laws on women’s issues in both the countries.  The members of Law Committee included Ms Nasreen Azhar, member Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Justice (r) Majida Rizvi, Justice (r) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli, member NCSW, Ms Tanveer Jahan member NCSW, Ms Kishwar Naheed, member NCSW, Ms Saira Afzal Tarar, member NCSW, and Minister of State National Health Services, Ms Uzma Noorani, member NCSW, and Ms Zubeda Khatoon, Chairperson, Provincial Commission on the Status of Women, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.