To make the women aware of their constitutional rights and also to mitigate the problems faced by them in the society the Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women today organized awareness cum interactive programme in Ganderbal where it’s Chairperson Nayeema Ahmed Mehjoor was the chief guest.
District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla, Additional District Development Commissioner, N.A Baba, Secretary State Commission for the Women Aijaz Abdullah, District Officers besides a mammoth gathering of Asha Workers and College students attended the programme.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairperson said that Commission has the mandate to monitor all matters relating to constitutional and legal safeguard provided for women. She expressed satisfaction for conduct of awareness programme and called for organizing such more awareness programmes in future to enable women and girls to know their legal rights and to understand the procedure and method of access to the legal systems. The participants raised various issues related to women during the programme.
The speakers threw light on the issues faced by the women at various levels. They pitched for equal rights for women in all walks of life and called for change in social mindset.
The Deputy Commissioner has urged upon the girls to focus on their education to achieve goal in life, saying that education is the only best way for the empowerment of the women