Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SEVAI Celebrates International Women's Day 2015


International Women's Day message given by Mrs.Padmini Govindaraju on earlier occasion .

SEVAI Celebrates International Women's Day 2015, a Trichy based NGO makes arrangements for the commemoration of International Women's Day 2015 on 8th March 2015 with the theme of “Make it happen”. The women Self Help Group members and the women representing the cross section of the Society will participate in the planned International Women's Day 2015 in Arumbuhalnagar community centre near Trichy.The Principal organizer of this celebration, Mrs.P.Vanitha said, “All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our international women day, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognizing women”.Gandhiji said, ‘Intellectually, mentally, and spiritually, woman is equivalent to a male and she can participate in every activity." The women’s contribution to social change and awareness had been immense. Women in India have always been honored and respected. It is very important to eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women. India is fortunate to have had many great women. Their contribution to society in whole and to Women in Particular is invaluable. In Modern Indian society women are playing stellar role, and more importantly their role in family building, society development is stupendous. Indian woman is emerging out of their conventional role, realizing their unlimited potential and have begun to take major role in all walks of life. Indian woman gentle, motherly yet powerful. Indian society look upto their women folk to take the lead, which is slowly happening. When India becomes a superpower, surely there will be significant contribution from great women. Thousands of events occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organisations, governments, charities, educational institutions, women's groups, corporations and the media celebrate the day. This is the time to uphold women’s achievements, recognize challenges, and focus greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality to mobilize all people to do their part, each woman and girl can exercise her choices, such as participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies free from violence and discrimination. The proposed international women’s day will be observed highlighting all achievements and also the gaps are to be bridged in gender equality.-Govin

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