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Hub for Empowerment of Women holds awareness program at DIET Leh

Hub for Empowerment of Women holds awareness program at DIET Leh

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LEH: In a run up to the celebration of International Women’s Day 2024, the Hub for Empowerment of Women under the aegis of Department of Social and Tribal Welfare, UT Ladakh organised a one-day awareness programme aimed to sensitise the educators at District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Leh on March 4.

The awareness programme focused on the themes of ‘Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act’ and ‘Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006’.

Law Officer at PHQ Leh, Saira Parveen was the resource person for the programme and gave valuable insights into the significance, implementation and implications of these crucial legal frameworks.

Empowering the educators, she urged them to proactively advocate for gender equality and the protection of women and children’s right within the communities.

District Coordinator, Diskit Ladol and Gender Specialist, Kunzang Angmo emphasised the importance of celebrating International Women’s Day and the need for individuals, communities and government to work towards achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment in all aspects of life.

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