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Women Protection Bill 2015 to provide relief, protection and rehabilitation to victims of violence

02:15 PM | 1 Oct, 2015
Women Protection Bill 2015 to provide relief, protection and rehabilitation to victims of violence
LAHORE (Falak Naz) - Punjab government is expected to pass a new bill in next session of Assembly to end violence against women in the province,  said Minister for Women Development Begum Hameeda Waheed ud Din on the occasion of launching campaign “Adm Tashadud Kai liey Hum Awaaz" (voice against violence against women).

Punjab Women Protect Bill 2015 takes into account crime against women, including abetment of an offense in domestic violence in form of emotional, psychological verbal and economic abuse. Stalking and cyber crime are also punishable acts.


The event was organized by Aurat Foundation, SAP-PK and Sungi under AAWAZ Voice and Accountibility Program .

Regional Manager Aurat Foundation Mumtaz Mughal, Begum Hameeda Waheed ud-Din, Columnist Munoo Bhai, PML-N MPA Dr Farzana Nazir, Director Planning Social Welfare Punjab Muhammad Sulman and others spoke at the occasion.


Nudrrat Khawaja is a journalist and a member of the staff.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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