Baby feeding, care center established at KP Assembly

Baby feeding, care center established at KP Assembly
Baby feeding, care center established at KP Assembly

Taking the lead, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly is the first assembly of Pakistan to establish a feeding and day care centers.
Speaker KP Assembly Mushtaq Ghani inaugurated the Baby Feeding and Child Care Centres at the KP Assembly building on Monday where members of Women Parliamentary Caucus, United Nations children agency (Unicef), Health Department, P&DW and female members of the assembly were also present.
Mushtaq Ghani said on the occasion that now the female lawmakers would not have to leave their infants at home for attending assembly sessions or committees meetings. He said that as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the women were being empowered by ensuring their presence in the legislating process.
Members of Women Parliamentary Caucus Dr Sumaira Shams, Dr Asiya Asad, Madiha Nisar and others appreciated the initiative and said that KP Assembly also took leading role in every initiative including paperless assembly, setting up of separate chambers for opposition and parliamentary leaders, and now baby feeding and child care center. The women lawmakers also called for establishing child care centers at girls colleges and schools for female teachers and other staff.


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