New Delhi: A number of programmes were organized by various departments and centres of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) to celebrate International Women’s Day today.
The Department of Adult & Continuing Education & Extension (DACEE), JMI hosted a national webinar on the theme Women: Literacy and Development.
JMI Vice Chancellor Padma Shri Prof. Najma Akhtar delivered a very motivational and insightful address at a webinar on ‘Gender Equality today for a Sustainable Tomorrow’ organized by the Central University of Odisha. She said that gender equality is the most important and influential issue in sustainable development. In order to achieve gender equality and a better world, we need to find out what causes gender inequality and work to fix it.
The Department of Political Science, JMI organized a symposium to celebrate International Women’s Day. Prof. Jyoti Grewal, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, American University, UAE delivered her lecture on celebrating community: #BreakTheBias and Prof. Vibhuti Patel, former head at SNDT Women’s University delivered an insightful lecture on GBV and responses of women’s movement in India. Prof. Bulbul Dhar James was the Convenor of the program and Prof. Mohd. Muslim, Head, Department of Political Science, JMI chaired the symposium.
The Department of Sociology, JMI organized a panel discussion on the theme ‘Gender based violence’. Dr Beulah Shekhar, Chair Professor of Criminolgy at Loknayak Jayprakash Narayan & National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science (NISFS) and Dr. Smita Premchandar, a development consultant of international repute and founder of Sampark. The discussion was chaired by Prof. Manish Tripathy, Head, Department of Sociology and moderated by Prof. Savyasaachi, Department of Sociology, JMI.
The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), JMI organized a discussion titled ‘Breaking Shackles and Defeating Odds - the Women Entrepreneurs of Jamia’. Ms. Sana Sharif, Founder, The Beginning Foundation and Ms. Sonia Swaroop Choksi, CEO and Co-Founder, MatchMy (Talent) were the speakers.
The AJK MCRC, JMI organized an Illustrated Talk by Prof. Sabeena Gadihoke on ‘Sisters, Cameras and Amateur Photography: Debalina Mazumdar and Mnobina Roy”.
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