Govt fa­cil­i­tates 0.2m preg­nant women in flood-hit ar­eas

The Pak Banker - - 2national -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Sha­heed Be­nazir Bhutto Cen­ters for Women (SBBCW) were con­verted into the "Flood re­lief cen­ters" which fa­cil­i­tated over two lac preg­nant women in the re­cent flood hit ar­eas.

Min­is­ter for Women Devel­op­ment Dr. Fir­dous Ashiq Awan in­formed the lower house of the par­lia­ment on Mon­day that women min­istry, NGOs Man­age­ment Com­mit­tees and staff of the cen­ter ac­tively par­tic­i­pated in the re­lief ac­tiv­i­ties.

She said that the women cen­tres in Is­lam­abad, La­hore, Muza­far­garh, D.G Khan, Quetta, Mian­wali, Be­nazirabad, Mul­tan, Karachi, Khushab and Sibi pro­vided shel­ter, dry food items, cooked food, clothes, medicine, hy­giene kit and tents to flood vic­tims of the area par­tic­u­larly women and chil­dren. -App

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