Importance of gender equality stressed.

PESHAWAR -- Speakers at a ceremony highlighted the importance of gender equality through representation of women on social and other media platforms, stating that it would help in highlighting women's issues.

A networking of social media bloggers, vloggers, media professionals and writers was carried out in Chitral through a project conducted by Chitral Press Club supported by the Canadian government and Aga Khan Rural Support Programme.

According to a press release issued here, the closing ceremony of the project was held in Chitral on Sunday. The participants were told that community sessions were held in Garam Chashma, Drosh and Chitral Town to highlight the women-specific issues followed by panel discussions.

District Officer Social Welfare and Women Empowerment Nusrat Jabeen termed the project as an important milestone and said that in this modern age, increasing the representation of women of Chitral on social and other media platforms was inevitable.

She praised the performance of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in economic, social and political empowerment of women...

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