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Follow up meeting to the CEDAW Committee’s 54th Session, Karachi


Follow up meeting to the CEDAW Committee’s 54th Session

Aurat Foundation’s  Karachi office  organized a follow-up meeting to the CEDAW Committee’s 54th  session so that to discuss the concerns raised by the CEDAW Committee during its 54th session with the parliamentarians, member of civil society and other stakeholders and formulise recommendations on how to address these concerns.

Due to a prolonged session of Sindh Assembly, only a few members of Sindh Assembly, namely Sharmila Farooqui, Shamim Mumtaz and Nusrat Sehar Abbasi, were able to join us. Other participans included Ms Sarah Zaman, from Indus Resource Centre and War Against Rape, Ms Tabinda from Shirkat Gah, representatives from National Commission from  the Status of Women (NCSW), the Secretary, Ministry of Human Rights and Pakistan Mission in Geneva.

The dialogue between the Pakistan State delegation and the CEDAW Committee members was conducted article-by-article.