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.
NCSW Literary Award 2018 for Young Women Writers
National Commission on the Status of Women is pleased to announce its first NCSW Literary Award 2018. The purpose of the Award is to encourage Pakistani women writers promoting women’s rights through their creative writings.
National Dialogue on Gender Gap in Electoral RollsISLAMABAD, Friday, December 15, 2017: The National Commission on The Status of Women (NCSW) organized a high level roundtable of policymakers on ‘Closing the Gender Gap in the Electoral Rolls’ on Friday.
Women's Voting in Upper DirISLAMABAD, Sunday, December 24, 2017: The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) urges the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to declare the result of Union Council Darora, Tehsil Upper Dir, by-elections, held on Thursday, December 21, null and void as women of the area were denied of their basic right to vote.