LAHORE:PUNJAB University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that education plays a crucial role in emancipation of women because it leads to economic freedom.
According to a press statement, he was addressing a conference “Resilience, Coping Strategies and Reconstruction of Self among Women” organised by Department of Applied Psychology in connection with International Women’s Day at New Campus here on Thursday.
Dr Mujhaid Kamran said without education, Pakistan could not have a bright future.
He said at present the number of female faculty had increased three times of their past strength at the varsity. It is a good sign that women are excelling and moving forward in every sphere of life, he added.
Earlier, Prof Dr Najma Najam, delivering her key-note address, highlighted inbuilt resilience in women to shoulder multiple responsibilities and successfully overcome hardships and challenges with endless vigour and strength.
Dr Rukhsana Kausar said the conference was organised to pay tributes to the whole women fraternity. Eminent researchers, including Dr Farah Malik, Adeela Rahman and others also spoke.