Awareness Session at Catholic Schools, Lahore

Feb 09, 2018

PCSW conducted an awareness session with teachers and children of 9th and 10th grades, at St. Paul’s High School and Dar-ul- Barseerat High School, Township, Lahore. Recently, Punjab Textbook Board introduced a chapter titled "gender equality and protection of women’s rights" into secondary schools’ curriculum. The objective of the sessions was to guide Christian students and disseminate information included in the new chapter, i.e. gender, gender based violence, women’s rights and redress mechanisms in Punjab. The session further aimed to sensitize teachers and students who are affiliated with the Archdiocese of Lahore. The sessions were delivered by Ms. Zainab Jafri and Ms. Naureen Akhtar.