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Educated, economically empowered mothers to ensure bright future of youngsters.

KARACHI, November 02, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Educated, healthy and economically empowered mothers can ensure a bright future for the coming generations. This was stated by the Sindh Minister for women Development, Ms. Tauqeer Fatima Bhutto. She was speaking as chief guest at Pakistans First Mothers Expo held at the Expo Centre. A statement on Monday said that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto awards were also distributed on the occasion. Ms. Tauqeer Fatima Bhutto said that educated mothers help provide better opportunities to their children for the acquisition of the knowledge. She stated that this would also contribute towards the process of development in the country. The Minister said that the present government has taken a number of measures for the betterment of the women and for their economic empowerment. In this connection she also referred to Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth development Programme, Gender Action Reforms Programme. Women Centre homes and Womens Complaint centre etc. Awards were given to the wife of the Sindh Chief Minister, MPA Apa Ruqquiya, MNA Nafisa Shah, Bilquis Edhi, Mehtab Rashdi, Fatima Surriya Bajiya, Uzma Noorani, Durreshahwar, Yasmin Lari, Sultana Siddiqui, Atiqua Odho, Dr. Sadia Aziz and Zubaida Tariq.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 2, 2009
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