'Women's confidence, media awareness key to eliminate harassment': Kashmala Tariq.

ISLAMABAD -- Women's confidence and media awareness are the key weapons to eliminate harassment from the society where all stakeholders need to play a collective role actively for the protection of rights of women, former FedAeral Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Kashmala Tariq Friday stressed on Friday.

Talking to a private news channel, Kashmala said that the Federal Ombudsman for protection against Harassment has been strengthened and empowered to protect the rights of women, adding, we have ensured that there is effective implementation of workplace harassment laws across the country in order to enable women to reach their full potential.

She said with the Ombudsman awareness drives women now are more aware of their rights and they feel protected at workplaces and actively taking part in economic activities.

Ombudsman objective is to create awareness in society and provide free of cost legal services regarding harassment faced by females, she mentioned.

We need to work on breaking stereotypes and giving women the strength to raise their voices, she added.

She also lauded the performance and achievements of the Ombudsmen in providing...

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