PCSW holds training session for women MPAs

LAHORE: Punjab Commission on the Status of Women organized a training session in Punjab Assembly with

women Members of Provincial Assembly on the subject of protection of women against harassment.

Convener Women Parliamentary Caucus President Kanwal Numan and Secretary General Shameela Aslam hosted this training session with collaboration of Chairperson PCSW Fauzia Viqar at Punjab Assembly.

Women MPAs from all across Punjab participated in this training session and shared their concerns about the

implementation and effectiveness of this law,stated official spokesperson.

PCSW team Senior Legal Executive Helpline Imran Javed Qureshi and Legal Executive Helpline Salma Muzaffar conducted this training session and briefed in detail about the protection of women against harassment at Work place Act 2010 with Punjab Amendment 2012,Section 509 PPC,Telegraphic Act and Cyber Harassment laws.

The participants stressed on the Commission’s mandate to amend the law regarding redressal mechanism of help seeker women who lodge complaint on Punjab Women’s Helpline-1043.