ISLAMABAD: Like elsewhere in the world, International Women’s Day is being observed in Pakistan as well to acknowledge women’s outstanding contributions in various fields.
This year’s theme for the day is; “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”
This day celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Besides celebrating women’s achievements, the day also aims to raise awareness about women’s equality, lobby for accelerated gender parity and raise funds for female-focused charities.
To mark the day, different seminars, conferences and events have been organized in the country to highlight the significance of the role of women in the society.