The first lady, Dr Samina Alvi, while talking to a private news channel, said that the role of women is very important in a society and the current government should empower them so that they may set an example for the coming generations.
Dr Samina Alvi has said that Pakistani women should rise to a level where they may contribute to the progress of their country.
The first lady, while talking to a private news channel, said that the role of women is very important in a society and the current government should empower them so that they may set an example for the coming generations.
She also said that the government had implemented strict laws to protect the women and children from any type of violence.
She also said that it was direly needed to aware the public especially men to curtail the increasing rape and harassment incidents in the country.
She said that the society as a whole should take action against such incidents and the victims should be given quick and impartial justice.
She further said that both accountability and awareness were needed to fight against the rape incidents.
Everybody needs to have zero tolerance against rape culture and voice against the people involved in these activities, she added.
She also said that everybody in Pakistan must enjoy equal educational opportunities and higher education must be accessible to all.
She said that about half of Pakistan’s population consists of women therefore they should be given much and specialized care.
She said that breast cancer is a deadly disease and women must be made aware of the disease with all its implications.
She also appreciated the parliamentarians for fighting for the issue of breast cancer and spreading awareness about it continuously.
She also said that women should be made aware of the risks and implications of the disease and steps should be taken to provide the best possible treatment to the patients in this regard.
She also said that by making the treatment of the breast cancer accessible to all would encourage and empower women to undergo the treatment.