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UN Women, Ombudsperson Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ink accord to fight sexual harassment at workplaces

UN Women Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Office of Ombudsperson Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for protection against sexual harassment of women at the workplace. Aisha Mukhtar, Deputy Country Representative, UN Women Pakistan, and Rukhshanda Naz, first Ombudsperson of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, signed the MoU. Under this MoU, database for reported cases will be supported to assess the trends of sexual harassment at the workplace along with capacity building of inquiry committees to deal with cases of sexual harassment. UN Women and Office of Ombudsperson KP will also collaborate for raising public awareness on sexual harassment laws and […]


UN Women and KP Ombudsperson sign MoU on protection of women against sexual harassment

The UN Women Pakistan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Ombudsperson on the protection of women against sexual harassment at workplaces. The agreement was signed between K-P’s first Ombudsperson Rukhshanda Naz and UN Women Pakistan Deputy Country Representative Aisha Mukhtar. “Now that the office of Ombudsperson is active, we will like to emphasize the execution and smooth implementation of the workplace harassment law so that the environment is safe for women to reach their full potential and contribute to the economy,” Naz stated. Mukhtar welcomed Naz’s appointment as the first Ombudsperson for K-P and reiterated […]