NWC Chief Interacts With NGOs Working For Women’s Welfare In Srinagar

SRINAGAR- Chairperson, National Women’s Commission (NWC), Rekha Sharma, on Thursday held an interactive meeting with NGOs working towards the welfare of women from various parts of Kashmir Valley here at Banquet Hall.

The meeting was organized by the State Resource Centre for Women, Social Welfare Department J&K Government.

On the occasion, the Chairperson NWC emphasized on focused attention towards the welfare of women by conducting outreach programmes to equip them of their rights and the legal recourse to combat crimes against them. She also underscored the need for changing the mindset of the society and the law enforcement agencies for effective resolution of womens issues.

Rekha also stressed on proper execution of women-centric schemes of the government, besides taking stock of the functioning of One Stop Centres functioning in the valley.

She also held one-to-one interaction with NGO members and received first hand appraisal about their role in mitigating problems faced by women.

Earlier, Specialist Gender (SRCW), Sameena Mir gave a brief about the working of SRCW in Kashmir Division.

Councilor, NWC, Neha Mahajan Gupta, Specialist Gender, State Resource Centre (SRCW) for Women, Sameena Mir and others concerned, besides representatives of various Government registered NGOs were present in the meeting.

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