UN Women Pakistan Timeline: Gender Equality in Review - Year 2012

This year, efforts in bringing gender to the forefront of discussions at the highest levels has resulted in: adoption and launch of frameworks on gender equality and women's rights; approval of policies in recognition of informal women workers and women’s empowerment; tabling and adoption of legal reforms to prevent and protect women and girls against crimes of violence; institutionalization of provincial mechanisms to support implementation of pro-women laws; and specific actions related to disaster risk management were gendered and made beneficial to women and children.

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