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RBU hosts a global meet on gender equality

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | May 12, 2022 02:12 PM

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University School of Law organized a two-day World Conference on ‘Gender Equality: Global Perspectives’. The Conference was organized virtually under the guidance of Chancellor Gurvinder Singh Bahra and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Parvinder Singh and the leadership of Dr Richa Ranjan, Professor and Dean, University School of Law.
The conference started with the address of chief guest Dr Anmol Rattan Sidhu, Advocate General of Punjab. He said that the judicial system is also following the principle of gender equality.
In this conference speakers from 30 countries including UK, USA, Germany, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Canada, Italy and Greece participated.
Chief Guest at the valedictory session Justice Gurmit Ram (Retd), said that gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Dr. Mamta Aggarwal, Dr Namita Rajput and Dr Deepika Kansal discussed in depth the various aspects of gender equality globally. Krisztina Konya, leadership empowerment coach from Romania, put light on society's mindset and said its right to educate children but before this it is most important to educate parents.
Dr. Rania Lampou from the ministry of education, Greece, spoke about self–awareness.
Dr. Anita Caprice Powell from the USA shared her views on gender equality, how it affects human life.
Dr Dinesh Sharma, Registrar, Rayat Bahra University, stated that every one should understand the value of a woman. Any kind of discrimination acts as a roadblock in any nation's growth.
Dr Richa Ranjan said that gender equality can only be achieved when both male and female are treated similarly but the discrimination is a social menace that created division.
The purpose of this conference was to raise awareness regarding the role of gender equality in bringing peace and growth in the society, she added.
About 200 abstracts were received for the conference. Technical sessions were chaired by national and international dignitaries.
A vote of thanks was proper by Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Rayat Bahra University.

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