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International Women’s Day celebrated at Kupwara

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KUPWARA: Vajr Division of Chinar Corps celebrated the International Women’s Day at Government Degree College, Kupwara to honour the achievements of distinguished women and to felicitate young women achievers in the region.

More than 250 young girls and women from various age groups participated in the interactive forum with the panellists to engage in a dialogue about growth, empowerment and the positive impact of women in all facets of life.

The United Nations theme for this year, ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress,’ focuses on addressing the economic disenfranchisement of women. It aligns with the agenda of the event, which was to highlight the importance of investing in women for the betterment of society.

The chief guest for the event was the Chairperson AWWA, Kupwara who highlighted the critical role women play in maintaining societal balance and their burgeoning success across various domains. She emphasized that such strides forward are key to propelling Kupwara and the entire Kashmir region towards a future filled with glory.

She also praised the attendees and the women of Kupwara for their pioneering spirit in all walks of life and called upon the community to make a commitment to women empowerment and urged for ensuring that women receive their rightful opportunities to meaningfully contribute in the growth and prosperity of the Kashmir valley and the nation at large.

The panellists consisting of Colonel Pooja Chauhan, SP Sopore Divya D, acclaimed actress Mateena Rajput and Refat Wani shared their personal inspiring stories of the challenges and opportunities they faced in diverse fields like sports, entertainment, social welfare and defense to motivate and inspire the young women of Kupwara.

The panelists and achievers including Fareeda Bano, Aliya Azmat, Saleeqa Tariq and Pakeeza Qureshi were also felicitated for their contributions in their respective fields.

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