Introducing myself and my journal

Posted February 22, 2009 from Pakistan

About Me: I was the first women to be directly elected from a very remote and backward area of pakistan where it is not possible for the women to go out for even shopping I stayed in the parliment for 5 yrs and worked with many international ngo,s working for women issues like reproductive health hiv/alds I have chaired many conferences in Bangkok Srilanka Nepal J apan etc [ read out a paper in Nigeria on immigration problems of middle east labourers I read out a paper on political parties agenda on VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN POLITICS i.e VAWIP I have 26 years of experience in the field of education

My Passions: to provide education ,health care and job oppurtuinties to my 80000 women voters

My Challenges: to fight for women,s right

My Vision for the Future: all women of the globe to be standing at par with men

My Areas of Expertise: 26 years of education 5 years of working on hiv/aids

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  • Jade Frank
    Feb 23, 2009
    Feb 23, 2009

    Hi Riffat,

    Your voice is so strong and refreshing. The work that you do is encouraging - to know that women like you are working hard to educate women and girls in Pakistan. I look forward to hearing your voice here on Pulsewire and more about your great work.

    Warm regards, Jade

  • JaniceW
    Feb 28, 2009
    Feb 28, 2009

    We are so thrilled that you have joined PulseWire and hope that you will share some of your experiences and insights of Pakistan with our community. Take some time to browse all the features. Did you know that you can build powerful networks through PulseWire Groups? You can browse the directory or use the search feature to find groups with similar interests to your own. Groups can be used to coordinate organizations or bring together PulseWire members with similar visions who want to share ideas or actions. With the group journal, you can brainstorm solutions, pose questions, test ideas and create a support network for your visions. Welcome and I look forward to reading more from you soon.