Published On: Mon, Jan 13th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Females allocated mere 10pc official quota in employments

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ISLAMABAD: Females had been allocated a mere 10% quota in federal, official employments.

Currently there are 19,994 female employees in government while corporations employ 16, 236 females.

Documents accessed by reporter reveal that the initial quota for female employees was only 5% in 1989; which was increased to 10% following Musharraf’s directives in 2007.

Sources have said that this was in addition to quota(s) already allotted according to Provincial, regional basis; to empower women in earning respectable livelihood.