Participants of the workshop in Swat district. Photo by Rafiullah
Participants of the workshop in Swat district. Photo by Rafiullah
Participants of the workshop in Swat district. Photo by Rafiullah

MINGORA, September 4: A non-government organisation “The Awakening” held a workshop to raise awareness about domestic violence, rights of the disabled people and minorities in Swat district.

Local residents, including representatives of the minorities, participated in the one-day workshop.

Coordinator of organization, Ms Ghazala Rehman, told the participants that the main aim of the workshop was to aware people about various issues and the existing laws for their protection.

A Christian participant of the workshop, Ms Hina Patraas, said that they were expecting the NGO to solve the problems of a graveyard and church for Christians.

“Hopefully ‘the Awakening’ will resolve our issues by highlighting them. We have already given them a report in this respect,” she added.