Women in peace festival

Women in Peace festival was a 2-day festival starting from 4th to 5th November 2019 held at Fatima Jinnah Women’s University. This peace festival aimed to engage women from Afghanistan and Pakistan to map out the impact of war in the regions on women and other vulnerable populations such as children, gender minorities, and other ethnic and religious groups. The festival had notable speakers and panelists from Pakistan as well including Dr. Nausheen Hamid- Parliamentary Secretary on Health Services, Ms. Nafeesa Khattak- Member National Assembly, Ms. Rukshinda Naz- Provincial Ombudsperson KPK, Ms. Nighat Siddique- Director-General Election Commission of Pakistan. The opening speech was delivered by Senator Faisal Javed and closing remarks were made by Deputy Speaker National Assembly Muhammad Qasim Khan Suri.