International Women’s Day (8th March, 2013)
International Women’s Day
In different regions the focus of the celebrations on women’s day ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. On the other hand most of the women are unaware even about the importance of this day, which is dedicated to their contributions they have been doing & they are playing vital role in society by contributing their part not only in the betterment of their domestic household issues but also they are proving their capabilities at national & international platforms equally by imparting their knowledge & expertise.
A formal get together was organized by US counselor general Mr. Robert Reed at US Consulate Peshawar in honor of the ladies on 8th March, 2013, where ladies from different walk of life were invited Ms.Zainab, Ms. Mehar (educationists), Ms. Kanwal Ali (FBR), entrepreneur Ms.Saira Qureshi (Subrung Fashion), Ms. Fouzia & Ms. Humaira (social activists), Ms Farzana (AAJ TV). These shining ladies were invited to share their role & contributions in the society & also to highlight the issues of females from this part of the world they are facing in their lives. Ms Laura & Ms. Tammy had a very interactive session of discussion over different issues with guests. Contribution of tribal ladies in decision making, their rights, and ladies health issues, challenges faced by women entrepreneurs, education, career counseling, etc being the hot talks throughout the session.
The gathering ended up with the group photo of the guests with the US. Counselor General, Ms Tammy, Ms Laura. We are hoping to have such good initiatives to be taken in practical……