Islamabad: The International Governance and Sustainability Institute (IG-SI) hosted a significant event on Women Empowerment at Islamabad Model School I-10/4, bringing together students, faculty, and distinguished guests. The event aimed to address crucial issues surrounding gender equality and women's empowerment, with a focus on fostering positive change in Pakistan.
The program began with a warm welcome from the school's Principal, Fatima Mobeen, who expressed her gratitude to the attendees and highlighted the importance of empowering women in society. She introduced distinguished guests and the team of Institute Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri Helena Iqbal and Esin Gulsen, Dr.Sultan Azam Temuri former Inspector General of Police and CEO of Institute shed light on the global perspective on women's empowerment, emphasizing key principles advocated by the United Nations, such as gender equality, gender mainstreaming, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Goal 5 of the agenda specifically focuses on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, with targets ranging from the end of discrimination and violence to equal participation in leadership and decision-making.