October 29, 2013 2:33:34 am
Activist and gender trainer from Delhi,Kamla Bhasin conducted a one-day workshop on Gender Sensitisation on Monday at Post Graduate Government College for Girls,Sector 11 (PG-GCG-11).
Bhasin spoke on various issues like gender,sexuality,patriarchy and violence,explaining how patriarchy is supported and perpetuated by both men and women,and how it destroys both men and women. Hum Hain,a society for gender equality and non-discrimination of PG-GCG-11 initiated the workshop.
Around 300 students from the college participated in the workshop.
The girl students were inspired to educate themselves,to make them financially independent and also to refuse to give dowry in marriages. Kamla Bhasin has been organising such workshops across the country to make the girls aware such that they could start their preparations for the One Billion Rising event to be held in February next year,when one billion girls in the world would release their stories,would dance and speak out at the places where they need justice.
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