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.

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