Protecting Rights: Practical steps needed to empower women, says Raheela

Published: November 20, 2016
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QUETTA: Balochistan’s acting Governor Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani on Saturday underscored the need for practical measures to make women financially independent.

The acting governor said that women could protect their rights by becoming financially independent.

“We all will have to play our due role to ensure complete financial independence for women,” she said adding that it was the need of the hour that women played an active role in building the economy.

She stressed the need to launch campaigns to raise awareness on importance of women’s rights.

“The society should avoid limiting the roles of women,” she said that the country could not progress until its female population helped in its development.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 20th, 2016.

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