Dwarka Community Celebrates Women’s Day with ‘Women’s Empowerment Talk’

Dwarka: The InnoScale Global Foundation organized ‘Women’s Empowerment Talk’ on International Women’s Day with the Dwarka community. It was a talk about female empowerment and a look at the entrepreneurial spirit that women have capitalized on over the years. Renowned names from the Dwarka community have been part of the panel discussions.

The discussion began with the first panel on women’s empowerment: dynamic and political process. The first speaker on this panel was Robin SharmaPresident of the Dwarka Traders Association and Editor of Dwarka Express.

Robin Sharma (with microphone in hand)
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He said: “We have to treat each other with respect. We must always respect and honor the work of women at home and outside. Equal representation of women in politics is important. I think we need more women in politics and for that they need to have equal opportunities. To generate more awareness, we should always let our sisters, wives and mothers participate in a healthy discussion about politics and listen to their opinions.

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Ramesh Kumar Mumukshua prominent RTI activist, environmental activist and civil rights activist also spoke about women’s empowerment.

Ramesh Kumar Mumukshu
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He said: “We men and women should respect all housework and ask children to do it too. If we talk about women’s participation in politics, women should hold political positions themselves, not depending on their husbands or fathers. There should be open discussion and dialogue within the family and last but not least, both men and women should raise a child from infancy in a systematic manner on gender equality.”

Jaspreet Kaur, is the Deputy Principal of Bal Bhavan International School.

Jaspreet Kaur
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She believes that gender equality must start at the local level. She says, “Discussions about respecting women and girls should start in school. Boys need to learn that they should respect girls. Gender stereotypes also need to be broken.

Monika Miglanientrepreneur turned politician

Monika Miglani
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says, “Women should be involved more in policy-making, be it politics or bureaucracy. The participation of women is much lower than that of men in these departments. If the participation of women increases, the generations to come can benefit from it”.

The round table was followed by two other round tables. In the following panel, the topic of discussion was “The Importance of Women’s Empowerment in Social Development”. This panel included Asha Devi (Vice Chairperson – Women Justice Commission), Nisha Gupta (Chairperson – Women Justice Commission), PK Singh, Secretary General, Civil Security Council of India, Gomti Mattu, Senior Vice Chairperson, Delhi Govt. Employee Welfare Association.

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The following panel included personalities such as Dr. Sonali Vaid, Healthcare Improvement Advisor and Meenakshi Setia, Co-Director of Testpan India pvt Ltd. The topic of discussion was “The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs”.

Mara R. Wilmoth