Islamabad (Monitoring Desk) Senator Salma Ataullahjan has raised important questions in Canadian Parliament while speaking on Women Day. Here is her speach delivered today .
"Honourable senators, this Saturday, March 8, 2014, we will celebrate International Women's Day. The theme this year is "Equality for Women is Progress for All," which emphasizes the vital role of women as agents of development. Equality for women is progress for all. Honourable senators, when I reflect on this theme, I cannot help but think of the women in the context of Afghanistan.