HUMAN RIGHTS SOCIETY
Only educational institutions can provide students with this knowledge. So, our esteemed Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. Islam Ullah Khan, established the UMW human Rights Society at the University of Mianwali. UMW human Rights Society facilitating and strengthening civil society groups and networks for promoting trust and collaboration among citizens to mobilize public pressure for basic human rights and women’s empowerment in Mianwali and provide expertise’s on issues on gender empowerment, addressing violence against women and girls and processes of attitudinal change.
Why human rights are important?
Values of tolerance, equality and respect can help reduce friction within society. Putting human rights ideas into practice can helps us create the kind of society we want to live in. In recent decades, there has been a tremendous growth in how we think about and apply human rights ideas. This has had many positive results knowledge about human rights can empower individuals and offer solutions for specific problems. Human rights are an important part of how people interact with others at all levels in society – in the family, the community, schools, the workplace, in politics and in international relations. It is vital therefore that people everywhere should strive to understand what human rights are. When people better understand human rights, it is easier for them to promote justice and the wellbeing of society.
1.Advocacy and lobbying for appropriate legislation to address gender based discrimination and violence, raising awareness and building capacities (across duty bearers and right holders) around women’s human rights
2.Combating gender inequalities through girls’ education University level. Providing direct support to women survivors of gender based violence (GBV)
3.Promoting peace and tolerance through the revival of cultural activities and by engaging young people both male and female. Creating widespread awareness and commitment for a just, democratic, and caring society in Mianwali.
4.To enable women to acquire great access to knowledge, resources, and institutions. To influence attitudes and behavior for a social environment responsive to women’s concerns and people-centered issues;
Mr. Ghulam Ghaus
Jawad Hassan Khan