International Women’’s Day celebration today

March 8th, 2009 - 10:25 am ICT by ANI  

The Ministry will release Gender Development Index and a report on Gender Empowerment Measures in India in a function to be organized here at Siri Fort Auditorium.

Discussion on various legislative measures including case studies on domestic violence will also be held.

The Ministry has also launched awareness campaign for empowerment of women. Several public private partnership initiatives have been made under the campaign.

A report on Bell Bajao campaign and on appointment of Protection Officers for the implementation of Child Marriage Act and Prohibition of Domestic Violence Act will also be released on this occasion. (ANI)

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