Worldwide Girls’s Day is widely known all throughout the globe on March 8
Other than the Aurat March that’s scheduled to be held on Monday at Karachi’s Frere Corridor, occasions associated to the worldwide day have already been organised throughout the metropolis
Worldwide Girls’s Day is widely known all throughout the globe yearly on March 8.
The principle aims of those occasions are to boost consciousness about girls’s rights in society.
Aurat March’s 15-points agenda
Aurat March organisers have warned of extending their protest if the federal government fails to satisfy the calls for listed within the 15-point agenda of the Aurat March inside the given timeframe.
On this regard, Sheema Kirmani, who’s a famend classical dancer and a member of the organising committee of the Aurat March, addressed a information convention on the Karachi Press Membership on Friday.
She demanded that the federal government successfully implement legal guidelines formulated for the safety of ladies.
The Aurat March organisers are eyeing to place an finish to compelled conversions, pushing for the deployment of ladies and transgender individuals at police stations, establishing desks to facilitate girls and transgender individuals at police stations and in courts, and rising the variety of feminine medico-legal officers.
They demanded the inclusion of representatives of feminists and transgender organisations in federal and nationwide standing committees, the implementation of the state’s obligations underneath the Transgender Individuals (Safety of Rights) Act 2018, and the safety of the transgender group in Sindh.
They urged the Sindh authorities to move the proposed invoice in opposition to compelled conversions into legislation and to implement the Safety In opposition to Harassment of Girls on the Office Act 2010.
The Aurat March demanded that shelter homes be established for ladies, transgender individuals and non-binary individuals. Additionally they demanded that baby safety centres be arrange.
To make sure girls’s participation in politics, two civil society teams — the South Asia Partnership Pakistan and the Aurat Basis — on Saturday introduced beginning the Jamhuriat Aur Baikhtiar Aurat (Jazba) venture.
The venture goals at enhancing the participation of ladies, minorities, individuals with disabilities and transgender individuals in democratic and political processes by influencing the availability and demand sides of governance.
Addressing a information convention on the Karachi Press Membership, Aurat Basis Resident Director Mahnaz Rahman stated that by partaking with the Election Fee of Pakistan on girls’s points and calls for and influencing processes and insurance policies, the programme endeavour to contain and capacitate girls in conducting political dialogues with civil society teams, political events and media.
In the meantime, the Jamaat-e-Islami introduced that the celebration’s girls wing will maintain an consciousness stroll outdoors the Karachi Press Membership tomorrow in reference to Worldwide Girls’s Day.
JI Girls Wing had organised a seminar titled ‘Girls and Household-ism’ at a neighborhood lodge. The celebration’s Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman, Girls Wing Normal Secretary Durdana Siddiqui, former MNA Samia Raheel Qazi and different leaders spoke on the occasion.
They stated that steps needs to be taken to keep away from the usage of girls in media and TV performs. Durdana stated: “We strongly oppose the usage of girls for selling business merchandise within the media, as this act is tantamount to disgracing womenfolk.”
The 2nd Girls Convention kicked off on the Arts Council of Pakistan in Karachi on Saturday. Being held in reference to Worldwide Girls’s Day, the two-day occasion will conclude on Sunday (in the present day).
Noor Zaheer, a famous author from India and daughter of the Marxist mental Syed Sajjad Zaheer, stated whereas addressing the programme over the web that holding girls’s conferences is vital to debate women-related points.