New York: The women who came from Pakistan to attend the UN meeting distributed food to the homeless people in New York and also visited the shelter homes.
Various delegations of women have come to participate the Commission of Status of Women’s Week in the United Nations, from all over the world.
The delegation included Secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Women Wing, Durdana Siddiqui, President of Women and Family Commission of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Rukhsana Jabeen, Chairperson Working Women Welfare Trust Pakistan, Abida Farheen, Afshan Naveed and member of International Muslim Women Union Shaheen Abid.
While this delegation is participating in various programs, they also distributed fresh food to the homeless in Manhattan, the heart of New York city, in collaboration with the American Muslim welfare organization ICNA-Relief.
Talking to the media on this occasion, the women in the delegation said: “we were surprised to see that even in a developed country like the United States, a large number of people are homeless and standing in food lines, amid harsh weather for a meal.
The women said that they are happy to see that the Muslim organization ICNA Relief is serving humanity in America, regardless of race, color and creed.
The delegation also visited both the women and children’s shelters of ICNA Relief in New York Jamaica and appreciated its quality.