Pakistan’s Initiatives for Gender Parity in Developing Nations

News Desk1 month ago

Munir Akram, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN, stated at a Gender Parity event held in honor of International Women’s Day that women are more susceptible to violence, exploitation, and discrimination because their rights are frequently violated without consequence, particularly when a country is occupied by another country.

According to Ambassador Munir Akram, the foreign occupation also limits women’s access to economic, medical, and educational opportunities, which feeds the cycle of poverty and marginalization.

Women have been the victims of state-sponsored violence in Jammu & Kashmir, both directly and indirectly, as a result of the Indian occupation.

According to Ambassador Munir Akram, the foreign occupation also limits women’s access to economic, medical, and educational opportunities, which feeds the cycle of poverty and marginalization.

Women have been the victims of state-sponsored violence in Jammu & Kashmir, both directly and indirectly, as a result of the Indian occupation.

A distinct group of women known as “half-widows” has emerged as a result of the loss of loved ones, including husbands, siblings, and kids. These women are imprisoned in a state of uncertainty regarding the whereabouts of their missing husbands. The area was alive with rumors and whispers about the social challenges faced by half widows whose partners vanished.

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The psychological trauma of rape and sexual assault, where victims experience both the original abuse and the following rejection by patriarchal norms, exacerbates this predicament. It is clear that sexual assault has a complex effect on women’s psychological, emotional, educational, and social lives.

 

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