ISLAMABAD - Dr Nafisa Shah, Chairperson National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) said on Sunday that the Pakistan People’s Party led government is fully committed to the welfare of women.

Talking to this agency, she said the democratic government had increased the women’s quota for recruitment to the federal services by 10 percent. She said the increased participation of women in the public sector would enable them to attain economic independence.

To a question Dr Nafisa Shah, pointed out that Islam conferred the same rights on women as it does on men without any discrimination on the basis of gender.