Women's Day celebration; Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (Photo: Anusha Halim/JJ)
Women's Day celebration; Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (Photo: Anusha Halim/JJ)

Center for Women Studies Celebrates International Women’s Day

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Sarojini Naidu Center for Women Studies at Jamia organized a poster making and slogan writing competition. The event took place at the Nehru Guest House on campus, on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

Women's Day celebration; Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (Photo: Anusha Halim/JJ)

The program was coordinated by Ms. Ritu Sharma,  a Ph.D. scholar in the department of political science.

The competition of slogan writing and poster making was judged by Dr. Nisarul Haq, professor in the department of political science and Baran Farooqui, professor in the department of English.

Along with these competitions, a discussion on securing women’s rights was also conducted. The discussion mainly focused on the issue of saving the girl child, how women are treated and what is expected of them regarding their behavior.

The discussion also informed the audience on how to deal with situations by taking legal help if required, and what steps should be taken for the upliftment of women.

More than 60 students were in attendance at the event.

About Anusha Halim

Anusha Halim (2014) is a postgraduate student in the Department of English. She can be reached via email at: anushahalim [at] jamiajournal.com

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2 comments

  1. Good event at the campus to make aware the younger generation about the values of scientific, rational and progressive temper. well done Anusha by sharing the same with the readers………

  2. thank you so much… :)

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