Gender Equality and Women Empowerment – Women’s Day Celebrations
To celebrate the spirit of women empowerment on International Women’s Day, the University organized a panel discussion on “Gender Equality and Women Empowerment” in collaboration with Brahma Kumaris and Gurugram Police on 11 Mar 2017 at NCU campus. The event was organized in continuation to the joint campaign titled ‘Sashakt Neev’ on Gender Equality, Women respect and Empowerment led by Brahma Kumaris and Gurugram Police. The aim of panel discussion was be to bring social awareness about such issues and to give a push to people for changing their mindsets. As thechange needs to happen right from childhood in our educational institutions which would bring right attitudes in students. Therefore, the faculty and staff should have right understanding of such issues so that they can impart the same to their students.
Mr Sumit Kumar- DCP West Gurugram, Gurugram Police, Dr Suresh K Verma (Prof. Mass Communications, Jamia Millia Islamia Univ), Dr Sujatha Sharma- Clinical Psychologist and Sister Urmil (Director Rajyoga Center - Brahma Kumaris) formed the panel.
The discussion revolved around “Gender Equality and Women Empowerment” and dealt with important issues like: women empowerment, gender sensitization, the prevailing laws, role of media, breaking stereotypes, changing mindsets of men, women and society, creating safer workplaces free of any harassment, spiritual perspective and ways to create harmonious existence focusing on gender equality. The panel shared their viewpoints and real life scenarios on the issues based on their experiences. The program concluded with a speech by Pro-Chancellor, NCU :Prof Prem Vrat and vote of thanks by moderator-HR.