On the eve of international day
of women, Women Workers Help Line Pakistan (WWHL) is organizing
two events. On 6th March, WWHL is organizing a women peace Mela
(festivity) at Dharampura Lahore. Several non-government
organizations will put up their stalls to highlight different
aspect of women struggle against domestic violence and other
related issues. Labour Party Pakistan will also organize a stall
of its publications and weekly paper Workers Struggle.
Several nationally known television and film actors will attend
and perform in the Mela to show their solidarity with
international women day. There will be speeches and children will
perform their short skits.
Local workingwomen from informal sector will sell their homemade
products for a small income generation. It is expected that over
2000 women and their families will attend this event organized for
the third year.
On 8th March, WWHL will organize a seminar at Lahore Press Club on
the theme of “8th March and Women”. Over 300 working class
women activists and their families are expected to attend this
For ore information, please contact
Women Workers Help Line
WWHL is a working class women organization fighting against
domestic violence and helping women to fight back through their
trade unions and social organizations.