Interactive Discussion Speak-up
The first consultation “Speak UP”, a constructive interactive discussion session of the students of Fatimah Jinnah Women University and a panel of inspirational Police Officers from Islamabad Police, was held at the National Police Bureau, on May 9, 2017.
The said event, considered to be the first of its kind; whereby 20 students were invited into a police organisation (National Police Bureau), along with three faculty members. This initiative of the senior management of the National Police Bureau played a strong role in breaking the barriers between the youth and Police of Pakistan.
“The Stakeholders’ Consultation”, is an inspiration taken from the existing forum “An Hour with the guest” of the National Police Bureau. The Stakeholders’ Consultation provides a platform for inspirational and motivational speakers and women and men from diverse backgrounds for interactive, positive and comprehensive discussions, for consequent progressive implications on the training, development and sustainability components of the gender responsive policing project phase III.
The first stakeholders’ consultation session was conducted at the National Police Bureau of May 22, 2017 (Monday) between 11 am – 1.00 pm. The honorable MNA, Ms Nafeesa Khattak (Member National Assembly) invited as a guest speaker, captivated the audience with her talk based on her extensive experience regarding community services and welfare, women empowerment, legislative reforms and policy dialogues.
The Women Police Forum (WPF):
The 8th Meeting of the Board of Directors of the WPF (second quarterly in the current year) was held at the National Police Bureau (NPB), Islamabad, on May 24, 2017. Technical and strategic support and coordination was provided by the GRPP team to the NPB. The Police women from different organizations across the country including GB and AJK participated in the 8th meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Women Police Forum (WPF) and shared their views on data necessities, mentoring requirements of police women and gender related dimensions of policing in Pakistan. For the first time a woman trainer from PTC, Chung, Lahore, was invited as a guest. The sustainability plan presented by the Gender Consultant was approved in principle. All strategic decisions were unanimously agreed following an open and candid discussion.