thenews.com.pk 20 Sep, 2020 05:15 am

PTI women team visits Pindi central jail

PTI women team visits Pindi central jail
ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf women leaders visited Central Jail Rawalpindi Saturday.The delegation included MNA Nafeesa Khattak, Deputy Secretary Media Adeela Khan,...

Briefing about the visit, Deputy Secretary Media Adeela Khan said that prison reforms especially betterment of plight of women prisoners is an important plank of agenda of the present government.Adeela Khan said that PM has already ordered release of women prisoners under trial.She said that the objective of prison reform is to improve overall environment of prisons and to put an end to various forms of exploitation to which women prisoners are subjected to in jails.The delegation included MNA Nafeesa Khattak, Deputy Secretary Media Adeela Khan, Coordinator Ehsaas Programme Muneeze Javed and others.

She said that in view of various forms of exploitation of women inmates, PTI made prison reforms an integral part of its manifesto and various steps have been taken so far towards implementing the reform agenda.The delegation visited Women Ward, Juvenile Ward, jail kitchen, and was briefed about various facilities being provided to the women inmates.

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