Saturday, March 24, 2012

National Seminar on Gender Issues at Kakatiya University,17th&18th March

Center for Women's  Studies, Kakatiya University, Warangal, organized a two day National Seminar on Gender Issues:" Empowerment of Women" on 17th and 18th March 2012, in the Campus.Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Executive Director, Tharuni was invited to speak on social issues of  infanticide and child marriages.Vice Chancellor. K. U. Prof B. Venkatratnam was the Chief Guest for the Seminar.Dr. Jenneke Arens, Social Sientist Netherlands, Dr. Vidyavathi, Mohd. Iqbal Ali, Former Vice Chancellors, Prof. B. Vijaya Lakshmi Former  Dean, Law College, Dr. B. Vijaya Bharathi Former Director, Telugu Academy were special invitees.
Dr. Mamatha stated about the lowest girl child ratio in Warangal District where female infanticide is rampant. She requested the educated elites in the district to compaign against this issue among the public, particularly the rural people.
Prof. Manuja Devi, Director CWS, and Professor of Economics explained the activities of the center. A souvenir was released with the  abstracts of papers submitted on the occasion.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Felicitations to Tharuni Director Dr. Mamatha

08-03-2012:-Internationally renowned Organization, which is serving the needy people, 'She' Foundation headed by Dr. sunitha Divya Raj and 'Aswamedha Foundation jointly celebrated the International Women's Day at Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan ,Hyderabad on 8th March 2012.
1st Lady of the State Her Highness Smt. Vimala Narasimhan, Dr. Gita Reddy Minister Govt. of A.P, Justice Chandra Kumar, Judge,  A.P. High Court , B. janarthan Reddy.I.A.S; Srinivas, Andhra Jyothi Editor, Chillara Bhavani Devi,Writer were the Special Invitees for the occasion.
More than fifty women  who have excelled  in different fields including  health, Education, Media channels, social service were felicitated, with festive look.They include Dr. Mamatha, Director  Tharuni organisation.The whole Tharuni Team, including Mamatha thank the Organizers for recognizing the services performed by Tharuni for more than one decade against child marriages.The honour really burdened Tharuni to do more services to the needy girls and women.

11-03-2012:-Sri Parcha Ranga Rao Smaraka Charitable Trust,Hanamkonda on the occasion of 116th Birthday of late  Rangarao,Advocate and a patriot, felicitated Vidwan Sri T. V. Subba Rao a great Educationist and Dr. Mamatha for her sincere services to the society, on 11th March at Sri Raja Raja Narendra Andhra Bhasha Nilayam. Prof. B. Venkata Rathnam, Vice Chancellor, Kakatiya University, Bar Association President Rao Amarender Reddy were the Special invitees to the occasion., presided by retired Prof. S. Lakshmana Murthy garu. PRSCT Secretary  Parcha Kodanda Rao, Trustee Parcha Mohana Rao organised the event in a befitting manner.
Dr. Mamatha expressed her gratitude for the felicitations by elders as a blessing and honour given to her. It enthused her zeal to do more services to the needy women.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

'W O W' 12" B.I.T.Narsampet

07-03-2012:-Balaji Institute of Technology, Narsampet, celebrated Women of worth 12 (W O W-12) at BIP Seminar Hall from 9-30 to 5-30 p.m, a memorable day for the 3000 engineering students.They have conducted different events like fashion parade miss Yuvaita, Innovation, Painting, Ramp walk, Hair Style, Man Hunt, Treasure Hunt,Best out of waste, and short films etc
GVN Bharatha Lakshmi, 5th Addl.Sessions Judge was the chief guest for the occasion.Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, and Dr. Shobha Prof. in Pub. Admn.K.U. were the guests of honour.Dr. Mamatha in her speech stressed the need to develop life skills and human values as the youth are reaching their target in education,so that they can lead a peaceful and happy life.
Another event for the women in Central Jail, Warangal , was attended by Dr. Mamatha, wherein the women prisoners celebrated Women's day.She could touch their heart, by highlighting the importance of discipline, correct decision making and human values in their life.She advised them to best utilize this time for concrete progress by improving vocational skills, so that they can  lead a peaceful life.Jail Superintendent, officials, Police and inmates attended the program.

International Women's Day Celebrations- March 2012.

01-03-2012:- International Women's Day Celebrations are being held almost for the whole month of March.Each and every Department of the Government,Public sectors,Banks, Educational Institutions,non governmental organisations and private agencies are celebrating the event with full zeal and enthusiasm.It proves that Women are excelling in all fields,on par with men and men are equally  participating with women in these celebrations.
Tharuni Director Dr. Mamatha was invited as chief guest on 1st March by Kasturba Gandhi Mahila Mandali, Narsampet, a 53 year old organisation, serving the cause of women, with different activities and training programs.Dr. Chamarthi Usha Rani,President of the organisation, Dr. K. Sri Devi, Professor in Political Science,Mahila College, officials, non-officials and many women participated in the event.Dr. Mamatha stressed the need of net working among women to build a bright future for the country.
06-03-2012:-The District Police and Tharuni jointly celebrated Women's Day in A.S.M. Degree & P.G. College, Kareemabad  Warangal on 6th March. Dr. Lavanya Naik (Medcal Doctor), working as D.S.P.made a touching presentation on the crime against women.She advised the students and young women to not to take hasty decisions and requested them to reach their goals before entering wedlock.Dr Mamatha, Director Tharuni advised them to compete and excel with men in all fields.She also said that all women should unite to assert their rights.. They must have educare ie:not only learning the curriculum , but they also should learn life skills to reach their goals. College Principal Dr. Vidya Raniand all Faculty members participated in the event, which was telecasted in Sapthagiri Channel.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Juvenile Justice(Care &Protection)Act Workshop At Warangal,25-02-2012

The Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy had convened a one day workshop on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act 2000 with stake holders of four districts, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, Khammam and Warangal, at Vagdevi college, Hanamkonda on 25th February.Fourteen Departments  Officials of the Government like Police, Education, Labour, etc. Judicial Officers, Child Welfare Committees and Juvenile Justice Boards of the four districts attended the Work shop.
Principal District and Sessions Judge K.A.P  Swamy  stated that there is need to pay special attention  for the welfare of Juvenile Offenders in the society.Warangal Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar assured that the JJ Board and CWC will be involved in their Crime Review Meetings. He also stressed the need to set up a Special Police Juvenile Unit in Warangal District. A.P. Judicial Academy Faculty Member and Judge Mangari Rajender urged the Police to be empathetic towards the children and there is need  of N.G.Os to interact with Police when they deal with the cases of Children. He  also requested the CWCs, Police and NGOs to coordinate with each other.Judicial Academy is going to release  Monthly News Letters on the legal issues he said. The day long workshop could enlighten the participants  on the JJ Act in detail.