Short story competition at Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi:March 10: Fatima Jinnah Women University’s campus radio Voice of Women arranged an Urdu short story competition to celebrate International Women’s Day.
The theme of the short story competition was ‘Aurat Tarey Rang Hazar’. Realisation of women issues and importance of women education in the development of societies was highlighted in these stories. Mehmooda Ghazia and Dr. Huma Jhangir, adjudged the competition. Students from different department of the university participated in the competition.
In Urdu short story, first prize was awarded to Maimoona Najam of Public Administration Department while second prize was given to Umme- Kalsoom of Communication and Media Studies Department while the third position was shared by Sabeen Sohail and Ayesha Rahim of English and Software Engineering departments respectively.
Mehmooda Ghazia said that women should be given the right of taking their own decision. They constitute 52% of the total population of Pakistan. So, they do not deserve a neglected attitude and should not lag behind. She underlined the need for sending all girls to schools. Until women are not economically self-sufficient, the society cannot progress, she added. She also shared her poem with the audience on same theme.The news.

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