8 March Celebrations Across Pakistan

Labour Party Pakistan and its sympathizing organizations are organizing various activities on the occasion of International Women Day on 8 March 2010.

Women Workers Help Line (WWHL), National Trade Union Federation, Anjaman Mozareen Punjab and Labour Education Foundation have announced the following activities:

Hyderabad
Bangle Women Workers Rally
7th March, 3pm, from Comrade Hyder Bux Jatoi chowk to Hyderabad Press Club
Organized by Labour Education Foundation and Home Base Bangle Women Workers Union

Karachi
8 March, Seminar ‘Women workers: Globalization and movement building’
3pm at Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) House near Garden
Organized by Labour Education Foundation, Home Based Women Workers Federation,

Islamabad
8th March, 2pm, Rally by Home based and Domestic Women Workers
National Press Club to Super Market, Islamabad
Organized by Labour Education Foundation

Mardan
8th March, Seminar: ‘Home Based Women Workers and Rise of Fundamentalism in Pakhtunkhuwa’ 10 am at office Labour Education Foundation, Old Identity Card office near Railway Lines New Adda, Mardan
Organized by Labour Education Foundation

Lahore
13th March, 11am, ‘Dialogue with Women Workers on Feminism’
Organized by LEF at office Labour Education Foundation, 25A Davis Road, Lahore

Baluchistan: Jhal Maqsi
8th March, Seminar on ‘Women issues in Baluchistan’ 9am at Tehsil Hall Ghandara, Jhal Magsi
Women Rally from Main Adda to Ghandara Press Club
Organized by Labour Party Pakistan, Baluchistan Chapter in association with Young Development Society Jhal Maqsi

Sheikhupura
8th March, 11am, Meeting of women working in Carpet industry at Mandhi Dhaba Singh, District Sheikhopura
Organized by Itehad Labour Union Carpet Industries

Okara
8th March, Meeting of peasant women and 8th March at all different Military Farms including:
Military Farms Okara
Military Farms Renalakhurd
Kulyana Military Estate
Army Welfare Trust Pakpattan and Depalpur
Organized by Anjaman Mozareen Punjab
Contact Mehr Abdul Sattar 03006961545

Lahore Main Rally
8th March, Speeches & Cultural Program: 12:00pm at Nasir Bagh, Lahore
Rally: 1.30pm from Nasir Bagh to Assembly Hall, The Mall Lahore
Organised by Women Workers Help Line (WWHL)

Mardan
8th March, Seminar: 12:00pm Press Club, Mardan
Organized by Women Workers Help Line (WWHL)

Sibbi
8th March, Seminar: 12:00pm, Sibbi
Organized by WWHL

Toba Tek Singh
9th March, Seminar: 02:00pm, Goband Pora, Toba Tek Singh
Organized by WWHL

Gujranwala
14 March, Seminar: 2pm, Rasool Nagar, Kasur
Organized by WWHL

Kasur
15 March, Seminar: 11:00am, Rasool Nagar, Kasur
Organized by WWHL

Faisalabad
18 March, Seminar: 12:00pm, Faisalabad
Organized by WWHL

Contact for WWHL functions
Bushra Khaliq 03219402316
Email: wwhlpk@yahoo.com

Contact for LEF functions
Kalid Malik 0321 9402322
Email: lef@lef.org.pk

Contact for Sindh LEF functions
Zara Akbar 03003770755

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