Educated mother can ensure healthy civilised family
30 May, 2012
KARACHI: An educated mother can lay foundation of healthy civilised family and this fact accentuates the importance of educating females.
These views were expressed at a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony of the University of Karachi and the Youth Affairs Ministry, Government of Sindh. The ceremony was attended by Youth Affairs Minister Faisal Sabzwari, University of Karachi Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser and others.
The speakers said that the Constitution of Pakistan provided full participation of women in all spheres of life constituting more than 50% of the total population, but the literacy rate in females was just 36% as compared to males' 64%. "However, it is imperative that the female youth be facilitated in every aspect and sphere of life."
They said, the MoU is being signed to promote youth activities in Sindh and to prepare much needed infrastructure of hostel facilities for female youth hailing from other districts and provinces coming to attend seminars, conferences and youth related activities through actualising Sindh government ADP Project titled "Completion of Remaining Work of the Visiting Female Scholars and Youth Hostel at University of Karachi".
On this occasion, Secretary Youth Affairs Shoaib Siddiqui, Prof Dr Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Prof Dr Abuzar Wajidi and others expressed that it was the need of time that the female youth of province were given hostel facilities in a safe and secure place.