DLSA Ganderbal celebrates ‘National Girl Child Day’

 

GANDERBAL : The District Legal Services Authority, (DLSA) Ganderbal today on the eve of National Girl Child Day conducted a webinar under the directions of Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal, Tabasum.

Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal presided over the programme and Advocate Sheikh Imran was the Keynote Speaker.

During the programme, Advocate Sheikh Imran said that the objective of National Girl Child Day is to create awareness about the rights a girl owns and to give girls the opportunities like everyone else, also to support the girl child of the nation and remove gender-based biases.

He said, the webinar aims to promote awareness about the rights of the girl child and to increase awareness on the importance of girl education, and their health and nutrition and also to promote the girls position in the society to make their living better among the society.

Gender discrimination is a major problem that girls or women face throughout their life, he said adding that the objective of celebrating this day is to promote awareness about the inequalities that a girl child faces and educate people about girl’s education.

The Webinar was attended by Panel Lawyers, PLVs, Aganwadi Workers and students from Central University of Kashmir.

 

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