Women`s Empowernment Festival held in Delhi
Women from marginalised sections of society had an opportunity to interact with experts who addressed their queries on self-employment, self defence, legal rights and health issues.
New Delhi: Women from marginalised
sections of society on Sunday had an opportunity to interact with
experts who addressed their queries on self-employment, self
defence, legal rights and health issues.
Jamia Millia Islamia and Delhi Education Society today
organised `Women`s Empowerment Festival` where the fair sex
exchanged ideas concerning them.
The festival provided an opportunity for marginalised
women to interact with experts and address their queries
related to self employment, skill development, legal issues,
self defence, rights and health.
"Jamia Millia Islamia and Delhi Education Society have
organised this festival with an aim to empower and educate
marginalised women, especially Muslims, of their rights and
opportunities," Shabiya Hussain, organiser and Assistant
Professor at JMI, said.
The university also provided free health and dental
check up to women. "I have pain in joints and I came here to
seek advise of physiotherapists here after several women of my
colony returned satisfied," 70-year-old Kulsum Usman Khan
In the wake of raising cases of crime against women,
women were also given demonstration of martial arts and other
skills for self defence.
Street plays on women harassment and rights were also