DSU observes international women’s day


KARACHI: DHA Suffa University (DSU) Women Empowerment Society on Tuesday celebrated the international Women’s Day by organizing an event at DSU Auditorium.  The objective of the session was to focus on this year’s stipulated theme of ‘Press for Progress’.

The guest speakers gave inspiring and motivational talks sharing their life experiences through which they struggled for women empowerment. The programme included discourse by eminent personalities delineating progress on gender parity with a view to create awareness of the theme through motivational talks, panel discussion, a play titled ‘Zimal’ and a documentary on women empowerment.

A panel, consisting of Dow University of Health Sciences’ Professor Dr Rana Qamar Hameed, Rector Dr Shahana Urooj and renowned singer and songwriter Faakhir Mehmood addressed the audience and shared words of wisdom with students that not only inspired them but also prompted them to think about the struggles women go through in order to achieve equality and success in society.

The event was attended by representatives, faculty members and students. DSU Rector Dr Rear Admiral (retd) Sarfraz Hussain was also present on the occasion.