Saturday, December 7, 2019

Members:

  1. Ms. Rubina Naz
  2. Ms. Naseem Hayat
  3. Ms. Uzma Khan
  4. Mr. Asad Ullah Khan
  5. Ms. Rubina Messy

The KPCSW is a recommendatory body formed by the KP Government. The committee is an advisory committee to the Commission. Its recommendations are not binding upon the Commission.

The Committee is constituted to provide its recommendations on the subjects below to the Chairperson and the full Commission.

The Committee shall be headed by a chairperson, which shall rotate amongst the members every three months or as deemed convenient by the members of the committee. If need be, a co-chairperson may also be appointed.

Only KPCSW members shall be regular members of the committee. Other subject experts can be invited to meetings of the committee. Government representatives and PCSW staff may also be invited to committee meetings.

The committee shall meet regularly to coordinate and strategize review of existing laws and needs for new legislation and rules.

The Law Committee shall forward its recommendations in writing to the KPCSW Chairperson to be placed before the plenary for approval/discussion.

TOR’s:

  1. Review existing legislation, rules and policies related to women, identify gaps and proposed necessary modification,
  2. Proposed draft legislation for identified needs,
  3. Engaged and intervene in all proposed legislation and policies that impact women
  4. Coordinate and liaise with National Commission on the Status of Women and other concerned provincial organizations on legislation and policies reform
  5. Liaise with civil society organizations on issues of legislation, policy implementation and monitoring
  6. Develop mechanism for monitoring the implementation of laws and policy
  7. To review and recommend public awareness/ education strategies in matters of law and policy.
  8. The chairperson of the committee may submit any other issue with approval of the members to the KPCSW Chairperson.

Meeting Arrangements and Logistics

Committee meetings will be held quarterly or on needs basis. Where possible, they will take place back to back with regular statutory meetings of the Commission.

Attendance by phone or video link will be possible for those unable to attend in person.

The most economical travel costs may be reimbursed on government approved rates.

The KPCSW office shall be the secretariat for committee meetings.

All minutes and outputs of the committee meetings will be in writing and a record maintained at the secretariat.

The secretariat shall provide logistical support including minute taking if requested by the committee chairperson.