NCSW finalises CEDAW reporting formats
The National Commission initiated the groundwork to finalize and standardize the CEDAW reporting formats and reporting mechanisms as well as develop consensus on National Policy Guidelines framework. Government officials from various provinces and ICT as well as representatives from UN Women and the Gender Crime Cell of the National Police Bureau met in May 2014 at the Office of NCSW. Indicators for reporting were developed by PCSW - Punjab for the two CEDAW Committee concluding observations that Pakistan had to report progress on in 2015 (Observations 22 and 28). These were subsequently sent to Min of LJHR for the Treaty Implementation Unit.
Chairperson NCSW Ms. Khawar Muntaz chairing Women Human Rights Defenders Congress on 30th December 2016 at Islamabad
Women rights activists from across the country participated in a one-day Women Human Rights Defenders Congress on Tuesday, which was hosted by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (Poda) in collaboration with the European Union Delegation to Pakistan and UN-Women.