Workshop on Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow

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Empowering women

The Department of Law, Brainware University organized a Workshop on 'Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow', on the theme of ‘International Women’s Day’ on March 12, 2022 at 11.30 am. The Workshop was organized to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’ and provide information about equitable legal resources for women. After the initial inaugural ceremony, Indrani Sengupta explained to the students the harmful impacts of the stereotypes surrounding the image of women. It was clear that we must actively work in reducing the discrimination against women in all spheres of life. In his speech, Prof (Dr.) Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari described the incidence of female foeticide. Prof Tiwari pointed out the different methods of female foeticide and the legal methods in place to curb this menace. Prof(Dr.) Kavita Singh in her speech mentioned that women have progressed a lot in the society and they are not weak now.She also pointed out the disparity of women in terms of marriage, guardianship etc. Dr. Asis Mallick mentioned about the dignity of women as reflected in Bengali Literature for a long time. Dr. Asis Mallick told in his speech that the time has come to respect those ideals. He also pointed out that poverty and illliteracy are the two main causes of gender discrimination. The entire programme concluded with the motto of creating safe spaces for women and an equal world to honor the celebration of International Women’s Day every year.