No discrimination against women: Zardari

October 5th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to ending discriminatory practices against women, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.

In a message on World Teachers Day Oct 5, the president said his government valued the importance of women, particularly in the education sector.

“Women empowerment and gender equality is all about human rights that lie at the heart of development,” the Associated Press of Pakistan quoted Zardari as saying.

“Efforts for gender equality is the key to improve economic, political and social conditions in the country,” he said.

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