DLSA Ganderbal observes ‘International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women’

GANDERBAL: On the eve of ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’, the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal in collaboration with Government Polytechnic College Hatbura Ganderbal today organised a programme at within the Polytechnic campus Hatbura, Ganderbal.
The event was held under the chairmanship of Chairman DLSA (Pr. District & Sessions Judge) Ganderbal, Ritesh Kumar Dubey and under the guidance of Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, Nusrat Ali Hakak.
The premise of the day was to raise awareness regarding the atrocities committed to women in the form of rape, domestic violence and other means of violence. The day is marked to prevent as well as to respond to the violence against women and to apprise people about the basic human rights of women and gender equality.
Principal Govt. Polytechnic College Ganderbal, Staff members and students of Govt. Polytechnic College Hatbura Ganderbal, PLVs of DLSA Ganderbal and others attended the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Advocate Shagufta Nabi, explained elimination of violence against women, the physical, psychological sexual forms of encompassing the violence against women. She also made students aware of the Declaration of elimination of violence against women issued by the UN General assembly 1993.
She enlightened participants about their rights and role of women in the society, effective measures to stop violence against women and gathering information that will help enhance life-saving services for them, besides other related issues were also discussed threadbare in the program.

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