Altaf says MQM wants to empower women

Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said that empowered women would strengthen the Pakistan. Addressing a huge women’s public rally named ‘Strong Pakistan — Empowered Women’ at the Bagh-e-Jinnah near the Quaid-e-Azam’s mausoleum on Sunday, Altaf said the MQM would promote the culture of women rights in the country so that there is no discrimination against them in any field. He said the part would bring about a change in society so that women are freed and emancipated in literal sense of the word. He said MQM wanted to empower women in the country, adding that women work side by side with men. He said MQM had raised voice for the rights of women at every place. He expressed equal grief with the missing persons’ families and said 28 workers of MQM were still missing. “We are not the enemy of every one, we are the enemy of feudalist,” he said. The chief claimed that one million women had attended the rally.

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