Anantnag: On International Women’s Day, a function was held in Kokernag by District Legal Services Authority Ananatnag on the theme “Women’s rights and violence against women”
On the occasion speakers from various fields of life and legal experts provided awareness to the women regarding their legal rights. Women including the Anganwadi Workers and ASHA workers were provided detailed information regarding their rights and duties for the betterment of the society. The experts informed the women that various schemes and programmes have been launched for their welfare.
Chairman District Legal Services Authority Anantnag, Syed Tawqeer Ahmaed, while speaking on the occasion said that a woman is the backbone of the family and educating a woman means educating the whole family. He further said that Islam and other religions have given a special status to the women and they too have proved themselves in every field of life. He added that in addition to rights women have some duties also, and need of an hour is that apart from availing the legal rights women should perform their duties also for building a better society.