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Ladli Foundation organises awareness programme on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao’

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JAMMU: Ladli Foundation in collaboration with Women Rural Foundation, J and K, on Tuesday organised a promotional programme at Abhinav Theatre, here.
Many promotional activities related to save the girl child and other musical activities were held in the programme which were witnessed by activists from other states.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nikhal Basotra was the Chief Guest while SDPO Jammu South DySP Sachin Gupta, SDPO City DySP Vivek Shekhar, SHO Bahu Fort Inspector Vijay Singh, SHO City Inspector Shakti Sharma, SHO Women Cell Sub Inspector Arti Thakur, Sarpanch Amrit Bali and State President, Shri Ram Sena, Rajiv Mahajan were the Guests of Honour. The programme was also attended by woman folk from different sections of the society.
All the guests spoke about the girl foeticide, education and self defence etc.
“We teach the girls three elements of anti-bullying and self-defense: talk your way out of it, walk your way out of it and then do whatever you need to do to get out of it,” foundation official said.
“The reason for organising this event is to spread awareness and about the disastrous consequences of female foeticide among people,” he said. “Unfortunately, the problem is not only prevalent in the rural areas but it is worst in cities,” he added.
Welcoming the participants and guests, President, Women Rural Foundation, Sunita Sharma laid stress on many issues regarding woman and girl child. She also exhorted the participants to take oath to protect the rights of woman. The students also presented cultural programmes which were applauded by the audience.
In the end, mementoes were presented to the women achievers by the trust.

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