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Jun 01, 2020 PRINT EDITION

KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has said that women are half of our population, country can not progress without their participation.

He said this while speaking in a workshop organized jointly by City Institute of Image Management (CIIM), KMC and Pakistan Council of Media Women (PCMW) in the KMC Head Office on Tuesday, said a statement.

He said that the world is now raising voice on animal rights and in our society various human groups asking for their rights.

Women representation in different assemblies increased and they have to raise strong voice for their rights, he added.

The Mayor Karachi said that we can deliver strong message to our future generation through such discussions.

The workshop was also addressed by Mehmood Sham, Noor-ul-Huda Shah, G.M Jamali, Nuzhat Shirin, Nasreen Parvez, Maya Khan, Maria Memon, and others.

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