Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces Kashmala Tariq on Thursday hosted an event celebrating International Women’s Day at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.
The theme of the event was “Inclusion not Seclusion” and the chief guest was President Dr Arif Alvi.
The event started with a recitation from the Quran, followed by a presentation by Maryam Siddique. Tariq, in her speech, highlighted the secondary themes of #SilenceNoMore and #HarrassmentNoMore.
Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi and Federal Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul also spoke on the occasion. The event was followed by a musical performance.
Meanwhile, President Alvi highlighted the importance of women in society.
First lady Samina Alvi and other senior parliamentarians were also present on the occasion.