MSK Kishtwar celebrates Women’s Equality Day
KISHTWAR : O District Level Centre for Women, Mahilla Shakti Kendra today celebrated Women’s Equality Day at Nagni on the direction of District Development (Chairman) Ashok Kumar Sharma and under the overall supervision of District Social Welfare Officer (Nodal Officer) Tariq Qazi.
While addressing the participants, the MSK team said that the day is celebrated to mark the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution giving women the right to vote.
It celebrates the journey of women’s equality in the socio-economic structure. It confirms the status of women in society as well as the progress of the world due to respect and opportunities gained by women.
Another goal of the event is to stress the importance of women voting in every election, if for no other reason than in honour of the sacrifices made by the suffragist.
Participants were also sensitised about various Women Centric Schemes.
The programme was attended by Women Welfare Officer MSK Roohie Shamma, District Co-ordinators Shanu Rana, Hina Jan, AWW, AWH besides other participants.