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Scholarships awarded to 40 tribal female law-graduates

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PESHAWAR: Scholarships were awarded to around 40 female law graduates belonging to tribal districts as a part of the project entitled “Strengthening Rule of Law in Pakistani society with priority for Tribal Districts” at the Area Study Centre (ASC), University of Peshawar (UoP), on Wednesday.          

The scholarships awarding ceremony was held here at the Auditorium hall of the ASC.

Director of ASC Prof. Dr. Shabir Ahmad Khan, UoP PRO Ali Imran, representatives from UNDP, SRSP, and KP Bar Council were also present on this occasion. In November 2019, Area Study Centre (ASC) & United Nations Development Programme UNDP signed an agreement for jointly prosecuting a Project entitled “Strengthening Rule of Law in Pakistani society with priority for Tribal Districts”.

Before the Covid-19 lockdown, three events were organized under the projects i.e. Curriculum development, a two days event in Islamabad, two days training for members of Police Liaison Committees and training of trainers for Senior Prosecutors  spanning over 7 days.

It was about capacity building and financial support for the female law graduates belonging to tribal districts Rs 50000 each and stipend Rs 90000 each for Female Law Apprentices (internees) each belonging to Tribal Districts.

On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Shabir Ahmad Khan, Director, ASC, thanked all the partners i.e. UNDP, SRSP, KP Bar Council and public-sector universities law schools as this would not have happened without their support.

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