Workshop on Elimination of Violence against women held at Achabal, Anantnag
Jammu Links News12/8/2022

ACHABAL: Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM) Anantnag today organised a workshop on ‘Elimination of Violence against Women' in collaboration with Tehsil Legal Services Authority (TLSA) Shangus, National Commission for Women (NCW) and Womens Police Station Anantnag at Block Training Centre Achabal, Anantnag.

Several speakers spoke on the topic and gave their views. They said that in modern times, females are capable of and have proven to be equally efficient in performing any task as their male counterparts.

They said that eradication of such social evils is possible when the society as a whole will condemn such acts. They said that institutional and legal support is available to the victims and they must come forward.

Issues related to food, nutrition and hygiene were also discussed during the event.

The speakers said that concepts like gender inequality have become archaic concepts and females have the same right to aspire. They said that given the right opportunities, females have proven to be active collaborators in Nation building and have been valuable contributors in development.

The participants also pledged to work towards eliminating violence against women from the society and seek help if they encounter such cases.

Besides, JKRLM, SHG Members, Gender point persons, DPM Anantnag Sheikh Kifayat ullah, BPM Achabal Kausar Ahmad Beigh and officials from line departments attended the event.

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