The MoU reflects PCSW commitment to create sustainable pathways of collaboration with Academia. The MoU introduces modalities through which LCWU and PCSW can have structured engagement and deepen institutional collaboration to increase knowledge and spread awareness regarding laws and human rights. It will also promote recognition of the role of women as agents of change in society. Women's empowerment will be promoted through 6 annual seminars on women's rights and issues, along with numerous awareness and information sharing sessions with students and faculty. The MoU will promote the use of data on women's status in Punjab, and research as a repository for further student led research on gender related issues.