An awareness walk was organized on International Women’s Day under the auspices of Punjab University (PU) Department of Gender Studies.
On this occasion, PU VC Prof Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Chairperson Department of Gender Studies Prof Dr Raana Malik, faculty members and students were present. In his address, Dr Niaz Ahmad said that Islam has given many rights to women. He said that women are the heads of many important positions in Punjab University. He said that Pakistani women are very talented who can move forward by working harder. He said that chairperson Doctoral Program Coordination Committee (DPCC), director of external linkages, director of the regional integration center and other departments are being led by women in the university, which is an example of equal rights.
Dr Raana Malik said that it is good for women to have important positions in Punjab University, for which the Vice Chancellor deserves credit. The participants of the walk carried awareness posters about women’s freedom and fundamental rights. Meanwhile, under the auspices of Punjab University Institute of Applied Psychology, in collaboration with National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), mobile van service was provided for making female student ID cards.
In his message, Director General NADRA, Lahore Major (R) Syed Saqlain Bukhari said that a special NADRA registration van has been provided for female students on International Women’s Day. Director IAP Prof Dr Rafia Rafique thanked the NADRA team for supporting the students for ID cards.