Ehsaas program dedicated to foster women full participation in society: Sania Nishtar

ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Social Protection Dr. Sania Nishtar said Ehsaas programme is dedicated to fostering full participation of women in all walks of life.  “The 50%+ benefits agenda of Ehsaas is squarely embedded in all Ehsaas programmes, policies and initiatives to impact the lives of disadvantaged women and girls”, she said.  She shared these remarks while addressing virtual events held worldwide in connection with the International Women Day (IWD). Speaking at key note speakers at the webinars hosted by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Pakistani Embassy in Washington DC, Athena40, World Economic Forum and The Lancet, she said the women centered post-COVID strategy of Ehsaas was widely lauded internationally. Dr. Sania alongside senior global experts and panelists, reflected on the Ehsaas 50% plus benefits policy for women at each of these virtual webinars. “Women’s empowerment is beneficial to Pakistan’s society and economy”, she commented. 


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