South Asians for Human Rights

Promoting Democracy, Upholding Human Rights

The National Consultation for Pakistan was held in Islamabad on the 29th of August 2012. Among the attendees were the Members of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Honorable Shahnaz Wazir Ali from Pakistan People’s Pasrty and Honorable Bushra Gohar from the Awami National Party.

Other participants included civil society activists, policy makers, lawyers, and the media. The main issues discussed were the role of women parliamentarians, quantity and quality of legislation and the role of media in covering parliament.