Combined Initial, second and Third CEDAW Report

The Ministry of Women Development has worked on this report for more than a year to collate and update national, provincial, cross sectoral data including the civil society contributions in fighting discrimination against women. The report covers the period up to December 2004. This document is the outcome of an elaborate national consultative process during which many drafts were prepared, modified and refined. The report was discussed at many inter-ministerial and civil society fora. Further, the report attempts to profile factual status on ground and showcases governmental perspectives on the sixteen operative articles of CEDAW.

Resultantly, the pertaining report has been endorsed by the standing committee in the national assembly in the meeting held on 7th February 2005, hoping to develop of the global community about the existing and emerging trends in Pakistani society on the road to gender equality.Read More