Date: November 2, 2023
Ghaziabad, India – On October 31, 2023, the auditorium at SDGI Global University buzzed with intellectual energy as it hosted a compelling talk and workshop on Women's Autonomy by Ms Karuna Krishan Thareja Advocate.
The highlight of the event was a riveting presentation by Karuna Krishan Thareja, Advocate, who expertly navigated through the intricacies of the subject matter delving into the rich history of women's rights, the evolution of feminism, landmark judgments by the Supreme Court of India, and contemporary challenges and solutions concerning women's autonomy.
The audience was taken on a journey through the annals of history, exploring the tireless efforts of feminist leaders who paved the way for women's rights. From the suffragette movement to contemporary icons, the talk encapsulated the struggles and triumphs that have shaped the narrative of women's autonomy.
The workshop seamlessly transitioned to critical legal perspectives, shedding light on pivotal judgments by the Supreme Court of India that have significantly influenced women's rights. This segment served as a poignant reminder of the progress made and the work that still lies ahead in the pursuit of gender equality.
Moving beyond historical and legal dimensions, Ms Thareja also delved into the stark reality of violence against women, presenting sobering statistics that underscore the urgency of addressing these issues. Attendees were encouraged to confront societal stereotypes that often impede women's progress, challenging preconceived notions and fostering a more inclusive and supportive environment.
The session concluded with Ms Thareja giving the audience actionable insights and solutions, empowering participants with the knowledge and tools to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on women's agency and autonomy. Strategies for fostering a more equitable society were discussed, emphasizing the importance of education, awareness, and collaborative efforts.
The event received widespread acclaim for its thoughtful exploration of a complex and pressing issue. Attendees including students, Dean and Princial Law School, faculty, and guests eager were left with a deeper understanding of the challenges women face and a renewed commitment to championing their autonomy. SDGI Global University, known for fostering intellectual discourse, once again proved to be a hub for empowering conversations that transcend the boundaries of academia.
As the echoes of this enlightening talk and workshop linger, it is evident that the event has sparked a collective commitment to advancing women's rights and autonomy, both within the university and beyond.