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Plights of Gaza women, children highlighted on violence against women day

PESHAWAR: Khana Farhang, Islamic Republic of Iran Peshawar, in connection with the International Day against Violence against Women on Tuesday arranged a conference was held under the title of "Reviewing the violation of the rights of women and children in Gaza from different dimensions".Director General of Khana Farhang Islamic Republic of Iran Peshawar, Dr. Hussain Chakqmi said, "We should be grateful to the Holy Prophet (SWT) that he spoke about the rights of women at that time and advocated giving them their due rights."He said the rights of women and children were being violated in Gaza in the current war and according to international organizations many women are no longer able to conceive, many women have had abortions and so on.He said that there were several other aspects of violence on which the media of the West and the world were silent spectators. Provincial spokesperson of the Awami National Party Samar Bilour, expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Gaza.She said that she par ticipated in this conference as a mother and to raise the voice of the oppressed mothers of Gaza at all international level.The international media had presented the Palestinian youth as a fighters or militants while the ongoing brutality being committed by Israel was not highlighted.She further said Palestinians were for their just right to protect their land from any oppression."We stand with and support the oppressed mothers of Gaza, " she asserted. Other speakers of the conference included Provincial Ombudsman Rukhshanda Naz, Rubina Moeen, Supervisor of Minhaj-ul-Qur'an Women's League Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Nazma Bilqis of Jamaat-e-Islami Women's Circle Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Naseem Naqvi, Samina Qadir and other dignitaries.They shed light on oppression and violence against women in Gaza, ongoing genocide there, various aspects of violation of women and children's rights and the Palestine issue.