Two Pakistani women awarded Chirac Prize for 'struggle prevention'

Two Pakistani women, Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail, co-founders of non-governmental organisation Mindful Women have been awarded the distinguished Chirac Prize for Warfare Prevention on Thursday in Paris.

They have been awarded the prize in popularity in their contributions towards construction of a tradition of peace and non-violence during the motion of women and early life in Pakistan.

The prize used to be awarded by way of the previous French minister for tradition Christine Albanel in a rite held in Quai Branly Museum.

The rite used to be attended among others through French President Francois Hollande, the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin-ul-Haque, intellectuals, individuals of civil society, diplomats and media individuals in massive quantity.

Mindful Women Co-Founder Gulalai Ismail after receiving the Prize stated that their NGO, with the assistance of younger women, used to be running effectively for empowerment of the women particularly within the war zones to result in qualitative adjustments of their way of living.

President Hollande whilst talking at the instance paid tribute to Mindful Women for empowerment of the women within the struggle zone.

He stated that Mindful Women used to be giving the women the chance to take part in and track elections, to offer schooling to women and economically empowering them through offering micro-credit.

Gulalai Ismail at the award ceremony in Paris. ─Reuters
Gulalai Ismail on the award rite in Paris. ─Reuters

The ambassador congratulated the recipients on receiving the Chirac prize and liked their paintings against empowerment of women within the warfare vulnerable spaces.

The Chirac Basis used to be introduced through the previous French President Jacques Chirac, who served two phrases in place of work between 1995 and 2007.

Since 2008, this basis strives for peace thru 5 advocacy programmes which come with Struggle Prevention. The prize for struggle prevention has been awarded once a year since 2009.

Mindful Women is a tender women-led organisation, established in 2002 with the purpose of strengthening management talents of younger other folks particularly younger women and women enabling them to behave as brokers of exchange for women empowerment and peace construction.

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