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Indian High Commission in Pakistan inaugurates creche

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

In a bid to create a more inclusive environment for working women, the Indian High Commission in on Tuesday inaugurated a creche- a to take care of babies and young children- for the working spouses of its officials.

The creche was inaugurated by environmentalist and

Taking to its handle, the High Commission lauded the initiative as "another step to make the workplace inclusive and sensitive to working mothers!"

"Ms. and inaugurated a creche in the High Commission for working spouses of its officials. Another step to make the workplace inclusive and sensitive to working mothers! @Ajaybis @Bharati09," read the tweet.

Chaturvedi, too, hailed the initiative and said such support systems are necessary everywhere "if women are to be part of the workforce."

"Pretty neat, IMHO. The Indian High Commission Pak sets up a creche so mothers can work plus breathe easy about their children. We need such support systems everywhere if women are to be part of the workforce. @MinistryWCD @unwomenindia @JKaziunwomen @CBhattacharji @JUNAIDWBG" she tweeted.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by a number of women along with their children as a mark of support towards the initiative.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 02:23 IST
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