Delhi Commission for Women plays a major role for the betterment of the existing condition of women, but the women have to utilize the services availed like 181 helpline,” said Fraheen Malick, member of Delhi Commission for Women.
She was delivering keynote address in Women’s Summit organized by Women’s Manifesto under the sponsorship of Human Welfare Foundation at The Scholar School, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi on 17th April 2016. Hakim Ummul Fazal, former director of CCURM was the guest of honour in the programme.
She emphasized the need for implementation of the research based health system in the community level. Hasrat Ali, Crime against Women Cell also attended the programme. The formal session was initiated by the welcome address of Umme Fatima and Shabnam Saifi, introduced the organizers and event.
Around 300 women from different states took part in this event which was organized with the theme of “women entrepreneurship”. Women’s Manifesto’s General Secretary Sharnas Muthu, Executive Member Shabeena and Rahmatunnisa, Trustee of People’s Foundation presented memento to guests.
Women’s Manifesto felicitated seven ‘Women Achievers of the Year 2015’ in the fields of academics, sports and co- curricular activities at the University, State and National level. The programme followed by the demonstration of self defense training of Crime Against Women Cell of Delhi Police and first aid training of Dr. Hamna from AIIMS.
Different stalls put up in the event giving importance to the theme of the summit include stalls of handicrafts, paper craft, painting, food corner, mehendi art. Free career guidance, counseling and legal aid provided in the programme. Alshifa Hospital conducted free medical checkup and provided free medicine to poor patients. Students for different schools presented their cultural programs. The program ended with the vote of thanks of Sayema Zafar, Member of Women’s Manifesto. Neighborhood people visited and availed services of various stalls. . Sana Parveen and Majida coordinated program and stall respectively, said Sharnas Muthu, general secretary.