Women Empowerment Committee Meeting held

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Women Empowerment Committee Meeting held

A meeting of Women Empowerment Committee was held here today under the chairpersonship of Smt. Asha Jaswal and attended by other members including Smt. Sunita Dhawan, Dr. Jyotsna Wig, Smt. Sheela Devi, Smt. Gurbax Rawat, Smt. Chanderwati Shukla and special invitees namely Smt. Harjeet Kaur, DSP (Traffic & Security), UT Police, Smt. Manjeet Kaur Sandhu, Legal Adviser and Smt. Aanchal, Advocate.

Women Empowerment Committee Meeting held

During the meeting following issues related to women were discussed in detail:

  • Workshop on sexual harassment at workplace will be conducted.
  • Ward wise legal aid seminars will be organized on rights & duties of women.
  • Seminars and nukkar nataks will be organized on moral values and other similar themes.
  • Motivational talk sessions will be conducted especially explaining the roots of Indian culture.
  • Promotion activities regarding wearing of helmet by two wheeler drivers especially women drivers.
  • Provision of training of driving to the women in regard to create livelihood options.
  • Seminars regarding domestic violence against women.
  • Sub panels be constituted to conduct survey in schools, colleges, civil dispensaries taking the issues of personal hygiene and sexual harassment at workplace.
  • Explore possibility of organizing women Mayor’s conference at Chandigarh.
  • To made Mahila Bhawan functional suggestion will be taken from different women stakeholder organizations.
  • Steps to be taken to make the city violence free.

Women Empowerment Committee Meeting held

  • Collaboration with State Legal Authority to organize awareness camps against the violence.
  • Action plan be prepared focused on activities to be initiated immediately, middle term and long term basis.
  • Every MCC councilor will be involved to incorporate women issues & policies in their ward development agenda.
  • Option be explored to provide education to the girl beggers and awareness in regard to their safety & security.
  • Roles & reservations of urban local bodies will be planned in regard to sustainable development goal.

Women Empowerment Committee Meeting held

  • Process be started to get registration in Beijing conference scheduled to be held in Bangkok during November this year.
  • Provision of crèche in the MCC building alongwith facility of child specialist for day care of wards of women employees.

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