ISLAMABAD: An 11-member delegation of officials of Social Welfare, Special Education, and Women Empowerment Developments of Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is visiting Germany to study prevention of violence against women. During their five-day study tour, the team was taken to various German social sector institutions to meet with representatives of women and discuss gender biases and violence against women. German Society for International Cooperation has organised the visit to support prevention of violence against women and good governance in Pakistan. The delegation visited the Pakistan Embassy in Berlin Friday and called on Charge d’ Affairs Dr Mazhar Javed. The delegation was briefed about the status of Pak-German relations and German assistance in various social sector uplift programmes.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 5th, 2014.
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