Join The Second Floor (T2F) for an evening of conversation with Dr. Attiya Inayatullah as she discusses her journey to the National Assembly, shares her thoughts on women in politics, and her hopes and aspirations for the next generation of Pakistani women leaders.
Dr. Attiya Inayatullah is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. She holds a PhD in Social Demography as well as a Masters in Sociology and Anthropology. She is acknowledged in the fields of international relations, human rights, population and social development, and women’s empowerment, in Pakistan and globally. In recognition of her services, she is the recipient of the coveted Ceres Medal, the only UN award for women and has received the highest civil award in Pakistan for public service.
Dr. Inayatullah has served as Minister for Women’s Development, Social Welfare, and Special Education. She was successful in using her ministerial office to obtain political space for women at all three tiers of the democratic structure through constitutional amendments. Dr. Inayatullah is among the most senior parliamentarians with a record for initiating a range of women and child related legislation, which include the Domestic Violence Bill, Acid Throwing and Burn Victims Protection Bill, Corporal Punishment Prohibition Bill, Reproductive Health and Rights Bill, Marriage Act, Restraint Act, and the Child Rights Charter Bill.
Date: Saturday, 4th May, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
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Venue: The Second Floor (T2F), 10-C, Sunset Lane 5, Phase 2 Extension, DHA, Karachi.