Cartoons to Portray Women's Issues

All India Catholic University Federation to host cartoon exhibition on women’s empowerment

Published: 04th March 2016 03:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2016 03:11 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On March 8, while the world celebrates International Women’s Day, AICUF centre in the city plans to address issues plaguing women everywhere. AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation) centre in the city will soon host a cartoon exhibition on the eve of International Women’s Day. The cartoons dealing with women empowerment will be displayed at the centre from March 5 to March 8. The exhibition is being organised by the centre in association with Sahithy, a forum which aims at promoting Malayalam language and literature among school children in the city.

Cartoons.jpgThe cartoons will include a few recent works by noted cartoonist Harikumar, who draws under the pseudonym of HaKu, along with cartoons by students taking up cartoon classes at AICUF.

Elaborating on the topic, Father John Paul, director, AICUF, says, “The issues related to women empowerment is something which are deeply pressing issues in today’s world. More awareness needs to be created among people on women exploitation and related issues faced by them.”

The exhibition at the AICUF centre will be open to the public from 9 am to 6 pm. The centre will observe its International Women’s Day celebrations on March 8.


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