Aseefa Bhutto Zardari has said that enabling and promoting women to be an equal part in nation building was integral to the mission of her mother Benazir Bhutto, and pledged to work towards the achievement of this mission.
She made these remarks while meeting with a group from the Lyari Girls Café, which called on her at Bilawal House on Wednesday. Lyari Girls Café has been actively working for the social and economic welfare of young girls and women of Lyari since the past six years. It provides awareness, education and training on environmental issues and empowerment of women in Lyari and surrounding areas as well as preparing them to deal with trauma, stress, anxiety and fear. Lyari Girls Café also promotes sports like cycling, boxing and football among girls besides indoor games training and photo journalism.
Aseefa Bhutto Zardari expressed an admiration for the initiatives undertaken by the Lyari Girls Cafe to uplift and empower women and urged them to continue their efforts, and offered support in expanding the scope of their work. She also donated cycles on her, and Bibi Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari’s behalf at the occasion.