Women Should Work Hard To Get Place: Sharmila Faruqui

Karachi, July 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Information Sharmila Faruqui has said that present democratic government has initiated programs liked Benazir Income Support Program, Waseela-e-Haq, Behan Benazir Basti, distribution of agriculture lands to landless women, women crisis centres in 16 districts, vocational centres to empower the women in the society because government wants to give due status to women. This she said while talking to groups of Reckitt Benckiser (RB) employees at their office on Friday.

She said that government had passed bills for the protection of women rights and anti-harassment bill at work place that was a milestone in Pakistan’s history. She said, ‘Institutions should work in their limits and democracy should continue in the country.’ Sharmila Faruqui added that there was need to change mindset of the society regarding domestic violence and it was a fact that harassment culture was less on corporate culture as compared to other work places.

She advised the women to work harder to achieve their goals because they had very much competition. She said that during last four years government had done a lot for the masses. She expressed her hope that bring in order to enable to support their families. On this occasion chief executive Tahir Malik, Director HR Faisal Usmani, Marketing Director Tauseef Faisal, Rasha Iqbal H.R. Advisor Reckitt Benckiser and other officers were also present.

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Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
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