GCW Bhagwati Nagar hosts webinar on protection for ‘Violence against women’

Jammu: Government College for Women, Bhagwati Nagar, in collaboration with Rotary Club Jammu Elite, today organised a Webinar on the theme “Violence/Abuse against Women” under Manodarpan initiative of Department of Higher Education, J&K.

Principal of the college, Prof. Minnie Sharma, welcomed the guests, the resource persons and participating students.

Prof. Minnie Sharma stressed upon the fact that girls need to be economically self-sufficient and have the identity of their own as this would be a major factor which provide them a secured future.

Dr. Manisha Saroop Kohli (Associate Professor) was the resource person for the webinar, who is presently Heading the Department of Psychology, Govt. P.G. College for Women, Gandhi Nagar Jammu.

She enlightened the students about various factors that lead to domestic violence, its impact and how to resolves issues related to it. She also narrated many examples of empowered women who faced various kinds of violence and came out as an achiever. Around 72 students of the college participated in the webinar. They raised various queries and also shared their experiences on the issue. The programme was organised by Dr. Preeti Salathia, Convenor, Psychological Cell and vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Pawaneet Bali.

 

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