ISLAMABAD,(Pakistan Point News - APP - 5th Augst,2016) : Pakistan Forum on Democratic Police (PFDP) on Friday arranged a seminar on "Preventing Gender-based Violence (GBV) through Democratic Violence". Shaista Pervez Malik-MNA and Secretary Women Caucus, Kamal Uddin Tipu-Former IG Police, Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri-President Islamabad High Court Bar Association, Dr. Ambreen Ahmed- Psychiatrist and Advisor Rozan and Babar Bashir-Managing Director of Rozan attended the seminar.
The seminar participants paid tribute to the sacrifices of police to eliminate terrorism from the country. Dr. Ambreen explained the reasons of gender based violence and highlighted importance of developing understanding on the dynamics of GBV and their capacities of police in order to sensitively deal with the victims and survivors of violence. Tariq Jahangiri highlighted the loopholes in the present legal framework to deal with GBV and highlighted the need of improving judicial system and relevant laws to protect human/women rights. Kamal Uddin highlighted the importance of incorporating democratic policing principals in order to strengthen democracy. PFDP is an alliance of civil society organizations working to promote the agenda of democratic policing police reforms.