Jamshedpur : The International Women’s Day was celebrated in the city with a series of events. Many successful women of the city were invited to share their experiences and wisdom among the gatherings. Colleges like Jamshedpur Women’s College, Graduate School College for Women organised special events for the occasion.
Principal Usha Shukla said women needs dignity and self respect which is the least one can give but the present scenario shows that how a woman is even being deprived of it. She highlighted the issue of gender diversity, emphasized that in the past three decades companies due to the need of the situation, they are hiring female employees.
On International Women’s Day, organisations and individuals in the city also organised various events to raise awareness on the United Nations’ theme for the day this year, ‘Equality for women is progress for all’.
Members of All-India Mahila Samiti district, burnt an effigy depicting vulgarity on the eve of Women’s Day.
On the eve of International Women’s Day gave a motivational speech at Ummeed, Rotary Club of Jamshedpur’s annual programme held at the Beldih Club. Arunima was the guest of honour who through her speech left everybody spellbound about the challenges he faced in life.
Ummeed, which means ‘hope’ is an awareness and sensitisation seminar for disabled organised annually at the Beldih Club. It is a part of Rotary’s Project Disability which ensures free aids to the disabled in and around Jamshedpur.
She encouraged the participants to challenge them-selves, aim for the extraordinary as opposed to the average. She reinforced the importance of making repeated attempts, to strengthen your resolve with every failure you’re faced with, until you emerge a winner.”Victory is in the attitude you carry during the pursuit of your dream, it’s not merely the act of achieving something. Our ability never restricts us, our thoughts do. Don’t be afraid to fail,” she noted.