International Women’s Day 2013
Soroptimist International Bombay-Chembur in association with Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2013 at Dr. K M Vasudevan Pillai’s Campus, New Panvel from 3.45 pm to 5.00 pm.
Ms. Farida Lambay, a prominent social worker and Ms. Nitee Punde, a noted criminal lawyer addressed the audience on the occasion. An exhibition of handmade posters highlighting the joys of womanhood, the issues facing women in society and inspirational women, all made by the students of the various Institutions of Mahatma Education Society were displayed. This was an initiative to help sensitize the youth on gender bias, respect for women in society and helping end sexual discrimination in society.
Soroptimist International Bombay Chembur also used this opportunity to launch their Adult Literacy Drive for poor and illiterate women who work as housemaids in various homes.