Women must get their share: Hamid Ansari

Society cannot progress unless we give women their share as they comprise fifty per cent of the population, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said.

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2011, 17:49 PM IST

Almora: Society cannot progress unless
we give women their share as they comprise fifty per cent of
the population, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said here on Saturday,
in the backdrop of government`s efforts at enhancing the
participation of women in decision-making.
He also said that women should be involved in social
work for the betterment of the society.

Stressing on the need for education in the society,
the Vice-President expressed his worry about higher education
because due to unavailability of teachers in places like the
IITs.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Margaret Alwa also
exhorted people to come forward to save the Himalayas and
prevent climate change.

PTI