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Entire agenda of ‘Ehsaas’ programme based on empowering women: Dr. Sania

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division Dr. Sania Nishtar has said the entire agenda of Ehsaas programme is based on empowering the women.

Speaking at a meeting in Islamabad, she said that six million women would get benefit from the Kafalat programme of Ehsaas programme and under the programme more than 50% of the education vouchers and scholarships would be for women.

She further said that Insaf Card covers health conditions for women, preferentially, not just health and education, but jobs and economic empowerment were crucial for the poor women.

Source: Radio Pakistan