International Women’s Day is noticed yearly on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political and socio-economic achievements of girls. An occasion was organized by the Indian Army to advertise the agenda of equality and girls’s empowerment in Kupwara. A complete of 450 women and girls from neighboring villages of Panzgam attended the occasion which was held at Lunahare Higher Secondary School for Girls.
Ishrat Akhter, a wheelchair basketball participant who competed internationally and was additionally instrumental in forming J&K’s first girls’s wheelchair basketball staff, impressed younger women to take part in sports activities by setting an instance by succeeding of their area regardless of adversities. Kashmir’s rising sports activities star Tajamul Islam (worldwide gold medalist in kickboxing) delivered a motivational speech to encourage girls to undertake sports activities as a lifestyle. She candidly shared how she confronted comparable challenges in her residence and in society, the place everybody talked her out of pursuing her ardour for sports activities, and the way her dad and mom supported her all through her journey. in direction of the success she at all times dreamed of.
Indian Army Trehgam & Panzgam has been actively concerned in encouraging girls to return ahead and share the identical pedestal with males by establishing and operating talent improvement facilities the place girls are skilled to turn into brokers of frontline well being and develop reducing and stitching expertise to allow them to help themselves with such expertise.
Over the previous 12 months, these expertise facilities have skilled greater than 300 girls and women. The Hajipir Brigade Commander complemented the ladies who spearheaded this initiative to upskill different women and stitch nationwide flags on the market and distribution and honored on the occasion. He talked about that schooling is step one in direction of empowering girls and distributed books to all members.