AJK: Women should be educated, trained for playing pivotal role in political process, says Farzana

Islamabad: Minster for Women Development‚ Azad Jammu and Kashmir Farzana Yaqoob has said that women should be educated and trained for playing a pivotal role in political process of country.

She was addressing a conference on `Enhancing the Role of women for Participation in Electoral Process’ organized by UN Women with the collaboration of Election Commission of Pakistan in Islamabad. She said in the AJK assembly there were 5 reserved seats for women‚ and she was the sixth one‚ who won the elections on a general seat. She said that women should not look towards others for support but start working for themselves.