Q&A with H.E Khawar Mumtaz, Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women, Pakistan

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Q&A with H.E Khawar Mumtaz, Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women, Pakistan

In light of Pakistan’s fourth periodic report to the CEDAW Committee in Geneva on 12 February, UN Women spoke to the recently appointed Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW). The new and autonomous Commission became part of the constitution on 8 March, 2012. The Commission will function to protect and promote the social, economic, political and legal rights of women. It will work closely with provincial Governments to ensure that provincial commissions on the status of women are also established.

(Source: UN Women)

 

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