Launch of the application on women’s safety

LAHORE: Begum Parveen Sarwar said that a civilized society cannot be built without providing protection for women.

She was addressing the inaugural function of the “Women’s Safety Wall” organized by the Department of Gender Studies of the University of Punjab. In her speech, Begum Parveen Sarwar said that it is thanks to “our security agencies that we move freely”.

She said the government was taking action to keep women safe. She advised the students to educate others about the security application as well. Officers from the various relevant departments and faculty members also discussed the function. Professor Muhammad Saleem Mazhar said the protection of women is essential for socio-economic development.

He said the measures taken by the government for the protection of women were commendable. He said everyone should work together for the prevention of human problems. Asim Jasra and Fakhra Irshad gave a detailed presentation on the use of Women Safety App.

They said that more than one lake woman uses this app. Syed Kausar Abbas said that one should prove to be a civilized citizen by cooperating with the police. Syed Kausar Abbas said that more and more students would be able to benefit from the security wall at the University of Punjab.

Dr Ra’ana Malik thanked the participants and said that balance in society will continue to play a role in gender relations. “Using a security app will enhance women’s sense of security,” she said.

Mara R. Wilmoth