National Women’s Parliament invited Mrs Anuja Kapur as a guest speaker

The Haryana State Commission for Women in collaboration with the National Commission for Women organized a Conference on National Parliament for Women held at the Dr. Mangal Sen Auditorium, Karnal on the 4th March 2022. Gracing the event were some prominent names like Smt. Rekha Sharma (Chairperson National Commission for Women) and Smt. Renu Bhatia (Chairperson Haryana State Commission for Women). Mrs. Anuka Kapur was invited to the event to speak about the welfare and empowerment of women.

Mrs. Kapur said “With time it has become evident that empowering women is essential to the health and social development of families, communities, and the country itself. When women are living safe, fulfilled, and productive they can reach their full potential bycontributing their skills to the workforce and can raise happier and healthier children. They are also able to help fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.”

For any country to promote the welfare and stature of women it needs to incorporate change first so that others can follow. She discussed “The Modi government has been at the forefront of action to reduce the gender pay gap, support female entrepreneurs and improve access to childcare. The government has come up with various schemes like the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana,Pradhan Mantri AWAS Yojana,Jan Dhan and MUDRA for uplifting women’s sense of self-worth, their ability to determine their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves.” Mrs. Kapur closed her address by saying “Empowering women is a priority even though there are more women at work. We have more work to do. Empowering women means breaking down every single barrier to equality. Only then will we be able to reach our full potential and the economic benefits of an equal society.” Mrs Kapur also briefed the women of today about legal laws that are now available for them to fight for their fare share and break free from the schackles holding them back to earn a name for themselves. 

Post the address by the speakers the event was open for discussion about women’s welfare and empowerment.


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