GSCASH of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University organised a one day Workshop on “Gender Champions for Gender Sensitization and Equality” on 5 March 2020 to mark the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020. At the outset, Dr. Kamni Pathania, Convenor of the Workshop and Chairperson, GSCASH welcomed Prof. Anupama Vohra, and also highlighted the theme and importance of Women’s day.
Prof. Vohra, Nodal Officer, Gender Champions, University of Jammu discussed the importance of Gender Champions in the University. She deliberated at length about the different challenges that women have overcome and carved a niche for them in the society. She emphasised on the need of gender parity at family, educational institutions and workplaces. The students participated with lot of enthusiasm. There were poetry recitations, slogan writing competition and song performances by them.
The event was attended by faculty members, staff and students. Dr. Isha Malhotra, Member GSCASH and co-convenor of the workshop conducted the programme. Dr. Yugal Khajuria, DOS, SMVDU also provided necessary support for the event.