Seminar on violence against women

MULTAN:A seminar on ‘Increasing violence against women and our responsibility’ was conducted by a local NGO, Umeed-e-Sehr Welfare Association, here on Tuesday.

NGO Chairman Nabeel Shah on the occasion said that no society permits violence against women. He appealed to the government to take notice of acid throwing incidents in south Punjab.

Other speakers namely Shakeel Ahmad, Muzamel Arshad and Mujtaba said Islam gives more importance to the role of women in society than any other nation or religion.

The called upon Muslims to raise voice for protection of women rights and discourage gender discrimination.