WPC: (WPC meets to discuss future activities)

ISLAMABAD: The working council of Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) met here at WPC Secretariat in the Parliament House on Thursday.

The working council met to discuss the future activities of WPC for the year 2016 and took stock of the activities undertaken in the year 2015. The meeting discussed various issues that needed prioritization in the work of WPC.

This included organizing conferences, study circles , and national and international visits. In the meeting it was emphasized to include women in various policy and decision making processes around their political, economic and strategic empowerment.

It was also decided to take briefings from academia and experts on various women related issues and to increase participation of male parliamentarians in the activities of WPC.

The members of the Working Council who attended the meeting included MNA Aisha Syed, MNA Shagufta Jumani, MNA and Secretary WPC Shaista Pervaiz Malik, MNA Munaza Hasan, Senator Rubina Khalid, MNA Shahida Akhtar Ali, MNA Tahira Aurangzeb, Senator Sitara Ayaz and MNA Naseema Hafeez.

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