Women to be protected from illegitimate orders from the jirga, Senate adopts resolution

Source:  Pakistan Herald Published in Current Affairs on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Islamabad: A resolution was adopted by the Senate on protecting the rights of women and minorities during the peace negotiations with the Taliban.

The resolution was moved by Nasreen Jalil, Mutahida Qaumi Movement representative. It also emphasized the Government to form a commission so that the rights of women can be protected from the illegal orders of jirga.

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