The seminar covered the following topics:
- About Step Up for Rights of Females Project
- Concept of Women Empowerment
- Situation of Women worldwide
- Why should we focus on women empowerment?
- Initiatives taken for empowering women
The topic was ended with some intrinsic questions on where do they stand in terms of women empowerment and what initiatives however small do they take to empower the women around them, for the audience to ponder over.
The seminar was attended by more than 150 students of Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED) of the Bharati Vidyapeeth Campus of Kothrud, Pune. There was equal representation from males and females which is a positive sign in the sense of gender equity.
The seminar shed light on certain facts of the world on the situation of women which was enlightening for the audience. As well as all the work that is being done in our nation towards empowerment and how much more we need to accomplish in the coming years to come.
The seminar started with audience interaction on their views and ideas on basic terms such as woman, female, girl, lady, gender equality and so on. It also brought the topic of gender equity to light for the audience, most of whom were unaware of the same. There was a question and answer round in the end that brought out many questions and concerns that were answered by the speaker
This seminar was presented under the guidance of Dr. Kirti Mahajan.