NEW DELHI : MIW foundation organized a Self Defense Training Workshop for girl students of Cambridge Foundation School, Rajouri Garden New Delhi recently.It was conducted by special team of Delhi Police in the school premises. wherein more than 100 girl students benefited from this workshop and were trained on various techniques of Self Defense. The workshop is Sponsored by Larsen &Toubro Limited. The Camp was privileged by the Presence of Shri Pushpender Kumar (IPS) Deputy Commissioner of Police (West District)
The workshop also dealt with issues relating to rights of children and women. It created awareness on these rights so that these young students especially girl students are aware of their rights and thusthey cannot be exploited, abused or harassed. The workshop also stressed on the role of parents and children and pressed on the fact that healthy communication is must go on between them so that whenever any child is in trouble he/she can freely discuss with them. This will make a strong bond between parents and child especially girl child as she will feel safe, protected and confident.The workshop was a tremendous success with students turning out in large numbers and they all felt encouraged by the endeavor of the workshop to enable them fight with the evil of eve-teasing and othersexual harassment
In the function Letter of Appreciation were awarded who participated in the workshop to Mr.Sanjeev Sharma (Larsen & Toubro Limited); Mr.BL Chaddha (Larsen & Toubro Limited); Mr Bhaskar Verma (Head MIW Foundation Public Grievance Cell); Mr. Bharat Rai Mediratta (MD Jiwan Books International Pvt Ltd.); Mr. Vicky Ahuja; Lady Constable Shashi Delhi Police; Lady Constable Jyoti Delhi Police; Lady Constable kamla Delhi Police; Lady Constable Sharda Delhi Police and other teachers and staff of School who actively participated in this workshop to make this workshop a success.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Ashish Bhutani, Managing Trustee, of MIW Foundation said, “The workshop was designed to make women more aware, prepared, and ready for any situation that may occur in their everyday life. This workshop was aimed at imparting skills to women how to tackle with the emergency attacks and protect themselves. I think these kinds of workshops are necessary for all girls considering the fact that there has been a recent spurt in the crimes against women and it has become essential that every woman should know how to protect herself against such crimes, should also be aware of emergency help lines and more importantly about her legal rights as well.”
Mr. Bhaskar Verma (Head MIW Foundation Public Grievance Cell) expressed his concern over safety of Women in India and shared that MIW will organize similar sessions in other cities as well.