'Children should be trained to respect women'.

LAHORE -- Punjab University's Department of Economics organised a symposium on 'Women's Economic Empowerment: Evidence-Based Policy' at the Law College Auditorium here on Thursday.PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, MPA Massarat Jamshed Cheema, University of Home Economics VC Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen, University of Okara VC Prof Dr Zakria Zakar, Department of Economics Chairman Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry and a large number of students participated in the event.

Prof Ahmad said there were various levels in any society and without understanding social system gender-based problems could not be solved. He said women's rights situation in Pakistan was far better now than some years ago.

He said now it...

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