Cluster university VC releases book on ‘Gender and Education in J&K’

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SRINAGAR: Vice chancellor Cluster university Srinagar, Prof Sheikh Javid Ahmad on Thursday released a book “Gender and Education in Jammu and Kashmir – Cross Sectional Trends” written by Dr Waqar ul Nisa here at Government College of Education.
According to a statement issued here, the vice chancellor was joined by Prof Parveen Pandit Principal College of Education, Prof Fayaz Ahmad Nika of Central University of Kashmir, Prof Shaheen Altaf Principal Women’s College, MA Road, Dr Syed Javid Iqbal Kamili of Gandhi Memorial College, Zameer Ashai senior TV artist, Amin Bhat writer, Zareef Ahmad Zareef (Writer), and Prof Nasreen Malik.
Dr Syed Javid Iqbal Kamili addressed the audience about the observations of a budding female voice registered in the form of a book “Gender and Education in Jammu and Kashmir Cross Sectional Trends”.
“To promote the genuine study material for the generation next so as to link them with our past, with our rich resources, with our educational policies and above all with our tireless efforts that we put to use for the betterment of the society in general and progress of intellectual pursuits in particular,” he said.
Prof Sheikh Javid Ahmad expressed his views on the topic, Prof Parveen Pandit reviewed the book and discussed about the rights of gender including trans-gender.
Dr Fayaz Ahmad Nika reviewed the book by saying that women confined to the domestic arena have a right to become equal participants in the development process that would directly influence women’s socio-economic status on national front. “It is the basic necessity for humans to be educated as it has been considered as a component of change, modernization and development,” he said.
Dr Waqar ul Nisa mentioned that if she can contribute a little towards society through her writing and teaching, her life will be successful.