Interactive session on gender awareness

On 6/2/2021, a workshop on gender awareness was held at BSH Arya secondary school , Sohana, Mohali for their teaching and non teaching staff of 30 people. Though all the roads to sohana were blocked due to "Chakka Jam" call given by kisan andolan activists. Yet, our spirits were high and same was with the school management.

School principal mrs Sunita, welcomed us warmly. Mrs. Suman Sharma Principal of Star public School, Kajehri and Dr Rakesh Sharma facilitated the workshop.

Prajakta Avhad, President of Samvedna and Ritu Pathak, executive member, generated gender awareness amongst the participants, through various activities. The basic concepts like difference between sex and gender, stereotyping, power structure etc were explained to them.The participants, enthusiastically, participated in the activities and expressed their views as to social beliefs prevelant among society.

All in all, it was an insightful experience and Mrs. Sunita, the school Principal,

expressed her willingness for future endeavours with Samvedana.

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