Seminar on Women's Rights

Published: 11th December 2013 09:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th December 2013 09:20 AM   |  A+A-

The Rotary Club of the Capital City, New Horizon, organised a seminar on Women’s Rights to mark the Human Rights Day on Tuesday.  The speakers of the seminar deliberated on the topic ‘Women’s Right is Human Right’.

Chief speaker of the event and Social Science Professor Jyotsna Mishra said that the “inherent traditional and historical bias” against women is a deep-rooted problem. There is an urgent need for introspection to ward off such evil from the society.

State Social Welfare Board, Odisha chairperson, Nibedita Nayak, was the chief guest of the event.

State Commission for Women (SCW) former member Namrata Chadha was the guest of honour. All the speakers focused on the importance of women’s rights in the society and the important role it played in empowering them.  The Rotary Club bulletin ‘The Dawn’ was released on the occasion. Two new members were inducted into the club.                 

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp