Budgam: District Legal Services Authority on Saturday organised a camp on “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” in Khansahab here. The camp was attended by senior lawyers and other members of Bar Association Budgam, Asha workers, Aganwadi workers and scores of employees from different government departments.
The speakers stressed on creating mass awareness about women rights in the society and empowering them with the education for the betterment of the society.
Chairman, District Legal Services Authority Budgam Rajeev Gupta lamented on the decreasing girl sex ratio and termed it as violation of the natural system.
Gupta said that from 2001 census to 2011 census the female sex ratio has decreased to 918 from 927.
“There are apprehensions of more fall of the girl child population by next census for which we all are responsible. Such disparity is sheer violation of the natural system,” he said.
He said that as taught by all religions, we must ensure education and all other facilities to girl child for the progressive and developed society.
He said that every citizen must contribute for the gender equality and empowerment of the women by respecting women rights.