Women have to play vital role in building prosperous J&K: AP leader
Post by on Friday, July 8, 2022
Srinagar, July 07:Apni Party (AP) Women Wing on Thursday organised a meeting of its women affiliates at Khushalsar, Zadibal near the shrine of Mir Shamsuddin Iraqi (RA) where dozens of ladies participated and expressed their opinions for the welfare of women in Kashmir.
A statement from the party said that the meeting was presided by the provincial presidentwomen wing Kashmir,DilshadShaheen, who was accompanied by the provincial secretary women wing Kashmir Afroza Khan and district coordinator Srinagar women wingRafiqaJi.
The meeting was organised by Apni Party In-charge Zadibal Constituency Showkat Mir alongwith party's women wing leader ZadibalShahnazaji, Senior Youth leader ImtiyazHussain Dar and Youth Leader Inayat Ali Dar.
During the meeting, the local artisans appraised Shaheen about the exploitation of their work in respect to the market rate. They also demanded immediate intervention into the matter so that justified and reasonable rates are provided to the artisans involved in Tilla work, Aari work and other such crafts.
Shaheen urged the women participants to speak up for their rights in the society and positively contribute towards the betterment of the future of children especially girl child.
"Everyday we hear horrible news about domestic violence, tortures by in-laws and even rapes where victim is always a female. To change this deplorable condition, our women folk need to come forward and empower themselves on educational, social, economic and political fronts. Only then a visible change can be ushered in our society where women are presently being treated badly as suggested by the rapid rise in crimes against women," she said.
Shaheen said that Apni Party has always been vocal for securing the rights of women and it remains one of the prime agenda of the party to take all measures necessary to help girl child grow in a atmosphere of security andtranquillity.
During the meeting, other party women wing leaders also addressed the gathering and impressed on them to reach out to distressed women folk and aid them to resolve their agonies and woes. "We are with you & you should with those women who need assistance in order to end their miseries and live a peaceful life as any normal human being," the women leaders observed.
"The basic motto behind organising this women workers meeting is to apprise our mothers, sisters and daughters about their importance in building a strong and prosperous society. The contributions of women towards humanity are immense and can never be repaid. With this resolve Apni Party shall ensure that women are given ample opportunities to study and also earn for their families," he observed.