womens rights

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Related to womens rights: Women's suffrage, Women's rights movement


(or wom′an's) rights′

the rights claimed for women, equal to those of men, with respect to suffrage, property, employment, etc.
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Secretary Women Development Irum Bukhari gave briefing to the Chief Secretary on the steps being taken by the Department for protection of womens rights.
This was stated by the speakers during a seminar jointly organized by the UN Women and UNHCR titled 16 days of activism aimed at promote womens rights here at local hotel on Friday.
Fiza Gilani held interactive discussions with the Executive Committee Members of the National Commission on Status of Women and Aurat Foundation, a leading non-governmental institution working for womens rights separately.