State Level Gender campaign launched Updated On 2018-02-12
To equip the women to fight back against the atrocities towards them, Kudumbashree Gender Campaign was launched. The state level campaign was inaugurated by Dr.Thomas Issac, Minister of Finance, Government of Kerala at Jimmy George Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram on 8 February 2018.
Minister said that through the gender campaign activities, security for women will be ensured. He also added that we should work together to improve the status of the women in the society. Kudumbashree Mission is the organisation who can publicize this thought to its maximum level. He asked the CDS chairpersons to work together to achieve the 14 model women friendly villages. He shared about the activities that was done at Mararikulam to make it a women friendly panchayath.
Smt. Sreemathi Teacher,MP was the chief guest of the function. 14 selected CDS chairpersons from each districts shared their experiences at the function. Shri. S. Harikishore, Executive Director, Kudumbashree Mission welcomed the gathering and Smt. Soya Thomas, State Programme Manager extended vote of thanks.