New Delhi, 08.03.2015: Indialogue Foundation has stood out to celebrate the International Women’s Day on 8th March in concurrence with the organization of prize distribution ceremony on the same day as well, at Indialogue Foundation Headquarter’s Conference Hall. The hall was fully packed of participants. A large group of well known experts in their respective fields participated in our event. The day’s proceeding started off by the address of the guest speaker Ms Suman Nath, Principal of Tagore Public School. Addressing the meeting on the given theme ” role and importance of women for educating generations ” as a guest speaker, Ms Suman Nath claimed her proud to be a woman, and also advised other women, not to feel inferior any more as you are the real architect of the society. Moreover, she has also urged to adopt a tireless will, and strong accountability to remove the gender inequality. Her inspiring and wonderful speech on the given theme was followed by an honor bestowed upon a living legend Professor Hema Raghvan, who has remarkably discharged incredible services in the field of women’s empowerment, with a passion to educate the youth to cultivate humanity and transform them into Citizens of the world. Her services were, thus duly recognizable. After receiving the honour Professor Hema Raghvan thanked Indialogue Foundation, and dedicated the honour to all men and women, all brothers and sisters who constitute Humanity on earth. Through a written message, she conveyed her concerns about the women’s betterment. She equated the women along with men as two sides of the same coin of Humanity and both are engaged in their respective ways to steer the world. Sharing the experience of herself she told that she was the witness of two centuries (20th century and 21t century) women’s conditions and their societal status. Acknowledging the considerable strides in the advancement of gender parity that has been conducted so far; she told that women still lag behind men across an array of critical areas, from participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies free from violence and discrimination. We still need much more to be done. With reference to the sacred Hindu texts like Vedas and Manusmriti She has also analyzed the highs and lows of women in Indian society throughout history.
Then after, the winners of an essay writing competition (Themed; culture of living together) organized by the Indialogue Foundation, earlier on (date) were conferred prizes in the same event. Three prizes were given to the junior and category each along with the other five honorable mentions from each category.
Finally, the anchor of the program Benazir Banu thanked the participants and invited them for high tea, where they also got interacted to each other. With the concurrence of many personalities as well known experts were present over there; the organization was a complete success.