District Legal Services Authority Kupwara under the Supervision and leadership of Chairman District Legal Services Authority, Kupwara Tasliem Arief celebrated an awareness programme on “Empowerment of Women” on 8th Dec-2021 in association and collaboration with District Social Welfare Department Kupwara. The programme was attended by various officials including supervisors and Anganwadi Workers in addition to the officials of the District Legal Services Authority, the Para Legal volunteers and the chief guest of the programme was Secretary District Legal Services Authority Kupwara Mr. Muzamil Ahmad Wani.
Speaking on the occasion Muzamil Ahmad Wani laid stress on education, economic independence and the freedom of participation and decision making of women at all levels which could lead to their further empowerment in the society.
He highlighted various instances with statistics wherein women folk of the society has been treated harshly and later suggested and stressed that District Legal Services Authority Kupwara is at the fore front and ready to assist all women in distress in their fight for justice and the intent object of these programmes is to highlight the discrimination with women so that their empowerment is ensured by ensuring their proper education and addressing the concerns raised by women at varies levels. The attendee participants took pledge to fight injustice against women at all level and the District Social Welfare and ICDS Departments requested the District Legal Services Authority to conduct such programmes in future as well.