The Women’s Day celebrations continued to take place in the various departments of the Aligarh Muslim University. At the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr ZA Dental College, the event was attended by staff and students acknowledging the spirit of womanhood and their contributions.
Dr Aafiya Ambereen highlighted the role of women in empowering society and nation. She underlined the need for providing a safe environment for women to thrive and fulfil their ambitions.
Dr Anupriya L, a second-year post-graduate student, highlighted the contributions of powerful and dedicated women around the globe who broke barriers with their exemplary achievements.
Dr SS Ahmed (Chairman) welcomed the participants.
A free health camp on the theme, “Malnutrition in Females”, was held at the Department of Amraz-e-Niswan-wa-Atfal, Ajmal Khan Tibbiya College, marking the international women’s day.
A good number of patients attended the camp and received special guidelines for nutritional support. At the camp, patients were also provided information regarding the Prime Minister’s “Fit India” campaign.
A guest lecture was also delivered by Prof Asmer Beg (Department of Political Science) on “Women Empowerment: Need of the time”. More than 90 students and faculty members, including Chairperson, Prof Suboohi Mustafa attended the lecture.
Dr Fahmeeda Zeenat conducted the programme while Dr M Anas proposed a vote of thanks.