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Monday July 22, 2024

Jinnah Park for all

By News Desk
July 11, 2024
Jinnah Park for all

Jinnah Park is the only park in Qamber and ought to be a place for everyone to enjoy. However, it has become predominantly occupied by men and boys. This raises an important question: why are women and girls not seen walking or playing here? Public spaces like Jinnah Park should be inclusive and safe for everyone, regardless of their gender. A safe environment for women and girls is not something that just happens but is something we create.

As residents of Qamber, we have a responsibility to ensure that Jinnah Park is a welcoming space for all. I recommend the authorities take tangible steps including hiring lady police officers during designated times for women and allocating specific times or days exclusively for women and girls.

Tania Shahjahan

Qamber Shahdadkot