Our women need safety, security, respect: Nayeema Mehjoor
Srinagar: JK state commission for women is celebrating International Women’s Day with a strong message of providing safety and security to womenfolk inside and outside home.
The commission has in its message, emphasized women empowerment in all sectors of the Govt.
‘When an ordinary woman gets respected and represented in every political, economic and social institutions; when her political, capacity and talent gets recognised at home and in offices; when she is not deprived of equal opportunities, incentives and budgeting in national and state institutions; when she has not to give up her aim of achieving big because she is discriminated by her own family of being girl. Then, we can say she has been empowered, but her empowerment needs to start at home and institutions will follow the trend’, Nayeema Ahmad Mahjoor, chairperson of JK women’s commission said in her message.
Mehjoor further said “Women have to take lead role in the formation of society and institutions. She needs to come out of the victimhood mentality and demand with authority, her share in property, jobs and decision making. She has to make institution of marriage very strong which has become vulnerable due to greed and degradation in society.”