President emphasizes on implementation of Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010 and Rules

Islamabad, January 07, 2015 (PPI-OT): President Mamnoon Hussain, while highlighting the importance of the institution of the Ombudsman to redress the grievances of women at the working place to provide them a sense of security, has emphasized on faithful implementation of Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010 and the Rules.

The President said this while talking to Federal Ombudsman for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Justice ® Yasmin Abbassy today at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

The President assured of his full cooperation in the effective working of Federal Ombudsman Secretariat (FOS). The President also assured the Federal Ombudsman that issues of FOS would be taken up with the ministries concerned for their early resolution.

The Federal Ombudsman Justice ® Yasmin Abbasy thanked the President for meeting and expressed commitment to continue working for securing the rights of women at working places through effective implementation of the Act.

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