NC has always been at the forefront of ensuring women’s empowerment and safety: Shameema – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism
SRINAGAR, June 27: Shameema Firdous, President of the Women’s Wing of the National Conference (NC), said that the NC has always been at the forefront in the fight to ensure safety, security, representation, empowerment and women’s equality.
She made the comments while welcoming dozens of women from Srinagar regions into the party fold in Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar. Provincial Women’s Wing Chairperson Sabiya Qadri, Senior Women’s Wing Leader Aisha Jameel, District Chairperson Kupwara Mehmooda and Rabiya Wani were also present on the occasion.
Those who joined the party are Hina, Shafiya, Hafiza from Haba Kadal and Dilshada, Asiya, Bisma, Mehak, Saima and Sumera from Batamaloo. Throughout their interaction with the leaders of the women’s wing, the new entrants placed their trust in the leadership of the party.
In her address, Shameema Firdous said that women have a greater role to play in politics. “NC has long recognized women’s voices and involved them in decision-making at all levels. There are many more female leaders in our party now. We need the touch of women in political decision-making so that the resulting policies are more responsive to the needs of our daughters, mothers and sisters in urban and rural areas,” she said, adding, “It It is edifying to see educated women joining us from different walks of life. I hope this new membership will help us realize the progressive vision of Madre Meharban.
Hailing Madre Meharban’s role, Sabiya Qadri said Madre Meharban’s efforts are bearing the expected results in improving women’s self-confidence, voice and political standing through J&K. “We must carry the mission envisaged by her to its logical conclusion by guaranteeing the participation of women in political life to the maximum,” she declared.