‘Da Hawwa Lur’ Celebrates Women’s Day with Female Workers

Sat Dec 23 2023
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PESHAWAR: ‘Da Hawa Lur,’ a non-governmental organization that advocates against all forms of gender discrimination, here on Saturday celebrated Women’s Day 2023 by inviting home-based female workers, including teachers, polio vaccinators, media persons, lawyers, and social activists.

Women’s Day aims to arrange gatherings of working females for discussion over problems they are facing. The function participants, from different walks of life, spoke on the occasion and highlighted hurdles they faced in continuing their profession.

Members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Working Women Forum, formed by Da Hawwa Lur, also participated and pledged to raise voices for attaining women’s political rights, curbing violence against females and harassment in the workplace.

In her welcome address, Chairperson Da Hawwa Lur, Khurshid Bano, gave the background of Women’s Day to be observed on December 22. Later, a cake was also cut in connection with the celebration of the Day, and gifts were distributed among participants. —APP

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