Seminar on women empowerment held

The organizers in a statement said the motive of the seminar was to galvanize the role of women and reinforce the idea of gender equality.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Dec 5 2018 11:45PM | Updated Date: Dec 5 2018 11:45PM
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Elfa International in collaboration with Crescent Educational Institute, Natipora here organised a seminar on the ‘Elimination of violence against women and girls.’

The organizers in a statement said the motive of the seminar was to galvanize the role of women and reinforce the idea of gender equality. 

“Elfa International started a 16- day campaign to Eliminate of Violence against Women and Girls from 25th November 2018.  The campaign will end on 10th December to mark the International Human Rights’ Day. The seminar was based on the theme: Orange the World; under the hashtag ‘#HearMeToo’ which was augmented by the UN this year,” the statement said. 

The team of Elfa International talked about the gender biases. “We explained plight of girls and women who are experiencing extensive abuse. The awareness regarding the same was raised through different games and activities conducted by CEO Elfa  International Mehran Khan and women empowerment coordinator Farah Zaidee and  Mehvish Khan,” the statement added.

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