By: Adeel Alvi
KHAIRPUR : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Institute of Gender Studies, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and National Organization for Working Communities (NOWC), a labor rights based registered organization. Dr. Agha Nadia, Director Institute of Gender Studies and Ms. Chaman Gul, Project Manager NOWC signed the MoU.
This MoU is aimed at to engagement of students, to foster collaboration, to explore opportunities, to enrich the quality research work. Wherein another aspect of this MoU is to identify issues and challenges pertaining to women workers engaged in various agri-sector i.e. fisheries, agriculture, poultry, dairy development.
Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor remarked that this MoU will pave a way for the women empowerment, quality research, sharing of ideas for the redressing the issues of working women in agriculture sector and capacity building of the working women in rural setup. Dr. Ibupoto said we have maintained closed liaison with the development sector, academic institutions, research and development organizations to promote the sharing of ideas on different societal issues.
Ms. Chaman Gul appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Director Institute of Gender Studies for materializing this Memorandum of Understanding. She also appreciated the academic, research and development endeavor of Vice Chancellor.
Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Mr. Maqsood Ahmed, Trainer, NOWC, Mr. Avinash Hari, Advocacy Officer, NOWC, Mr. Zohaib Memon, Secretary to Vice Chancellor and others were present on this occasion.