National Commission on the Rights of Child

Role of Women Parliamentarians in Legislation

Ms. Afshan Tehseen represented NCRC during a dialogue on the role of women parliamentarians in strengthening legislation and oversight for ending gender based violence and promoting child protection. The dialogue was organized by the Search for Justice and Women’s Parliamentary Caucus with support of the Australia High Commission. The Chairperson talked about the Commission’s role in strengthening legislation, oversight for violence against children and advocating child protection reforms in the country. The women parliamentarians expressed their full commitment to play their key role as policy makers for promoting the rights of children.