On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Sarojini Naidu Center for Women Studies at Jamia organized a poster making and slogan writing competition. The event took place at the Nehru Guest House on campus, on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.
The program was coordinated by Ms. Ritu Sharma, a Ph.D. scholar in the department of political science.
The competition of slogan writing and poster making was judged by Dr. Nisarul Haq, professor in the department of political science and Baran Farooqui, professor in the department of English.
Along with these competitions, a discussion on securing women’s rights was also conducted. The discussion mainly focused on the issue of saving the girl child, how women are treated and what is expected of them regarding their behavior.
The discussion also informed the audience on how to deal with situations by taking legal help if required, and what steps should be taken for the upliftment of women.
More than 60 students were in attendance at the event.