Ms. Khawar Mumtaz, Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) Visited Women Resource Center MUET
Ms. Khawar Mumtaz, Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) discussed MUET Gender Policy and the Challenges in its implementation with faculty, students and staff of the MUET. During the meeting, various obstacles regarding the implementation of MUET Gender Policy were discussed briefly. It was agreed that there is great need to largely disseminate the gender policy including the workplace harassment policy… read more
Interactive Session held on How to Overcome Career Barriers of Women
Women Resource Center, MUET organized an interactive session on “How to Overcome Career Barriers of Women” on 13th Feb 2019. The session was taken by Dr. Kamleshwer Lohana (Assistant Professor, MUISTD MUET). The program started with brainstorming and open discussion on career development and counseling. The students were duly guided regarding promoting their passion and motivated to think about their skills and interests… read more
National Women’s Day Celebrated On Tuesday 12th February
Pakistan’s National Women’s Day was celebrated by Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW) at Arts Council Karachi, as a remembrance of the historical struggle of Pakistan’s women against oppressive laws and to honor the advancement of the Women’s Movement. An award ceremony was conducted for the achievements in the fields of education, health, law, science & technology and literature. Panel discussions, speeches… read more
Women Resource Center MUET Jamshoro arranged an orientation meeting of females of University
Women Resource Center MUET Jamshoro arranged an orientation meeting of females of university on 23rd Jan 2019. Along with MUET students, The meeting was attended by Dr. Tanveer (Adviser Student Affairs), Mr. Abbas Mahar (Provost), Dr. R.B. Mahar (Deputy Director USPCAS-W), Dr. Kamran Ansari (Professor USPCAS-W) and USPCAS-W Gender Committee members Ms. Uzma Imran, Dr. A. Latif Qureshi, Mr. Muhammad Ali and Mr. Shahid Panhwar… read more
1st Meeting of Executive Council of Society for Women Engineers Held at MUET
First meeting of the executive council of Society for Women Engineers in Pakistan held on Sept 6, 2016, at Department of Chemical Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) Jamshoro. President of the Society Dr. Khadija Qureshi – Professor of MUET Chemical Engineering Department, Vice President Ms. Shabnam Baloch – Gender & Communication Expert… read more
International Women’s Day 2016!
MUET and USPCASW collaborated to celebrate International Women’s Dayat MUET where more than 500 girls and women faculty staff from MUET & neighboring universities participated. Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Ms Malala Yousufzai addressed the audience through a video link and congratulated the University on this event and motivated the students to pursue excellence in education. The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Uqaili highlighted the importance of girls’ education and their contribution to society. Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was also launched on this occasion.
Social Tea with Girls students of USPCASW
The discussion involved feedback from female students regarding their experiences a girl student during first semester at USPCAS-W and suggestions for the improvement of overall gender outlook of the center and GEP Implementation.
Consultative Workshop -Gender Equity Policy-MUET
Gender Equity draft for MUET was developed and reviewed by stakeholders from academia, technical experts, MUET faculty, and Civil Society Organizations. The draft policy was presented to the neighboring universities including University of Sindh Jamshoro and Liaquat University of Health and Medical Sciences Jamshoro. University of Utah was equally involved and gave the final review to document.
Social Tea with Girls students & Women faculty Members of USPCASW
Participants: 12 female M.S students and 4 women faculty members of USPCASW, Director USPCAS-W Dr. Bakhshal Lashari, Chief of Party Dr. Aslam Chaudhry, and Gender & Communication expert Shabnam Baloch.Objective: To initiate a network between females of the center, encourage female students to share their feedback and concerns, motivate them in advancing the gender equity agenda, and develop women specific outreach program.