ISLAMABAD The civil Society and human rights organisations on Friday demanded of the government to ensure immediate dispensation of justice against women rights violations. This was demanded in a public event to pay tribute to 'Womens Leadership at Grassroots Level: Actions & Achievements here in a local hotel. Aurat Foundation and OXFAM-GB jointly organised this event to mark the national women day. Ms Mukhtaran Mai, an icon of struggle and courage in Pakistan, participated as Chief Guest in the event. Moreover, the Aurat Foundation had invited representatives of Womens Leaders group to share their stories of struggle for gender equality and political rights with women from grassroots. Naeem Mirza, Chief Operating Officer, read out an appeal, as made by Haleema Bhutto, which demanded support for justice. He also shared with the participants that Insani Haqooq Itehad (a network of Rawalpindi-Islamabad based NGOs, civil society organisations and human rights activists) would soon be taking up Haleemas appeal with the govt and the courts. He also demanded of the government to immediately hold elections of district government to put the system back in work. Furthermore, Haleema Bhutto from Ghotki, who was currently protesting a daily sit-in, in front of National Press Club, Islamabad, demanded justice. In March 2010, her husband accused her of 'Karo Kari and the village Punchayat declared her punishable. Since then, for security of her life and struggle to get justice, she came to Islamabad. She vowed to continue her struggle till she got justice. Ms Feroza Zahra, Programme Manager, Raising Her Voice, Oxfam, highlighted various features and successes of the programme.