On 31st January, members of STOP Trafficking and Oppression of children & women were invited by the National Commission for women to celebrate its 29th Founder’s Day and felicitate women corona warriors from across the nation. On the occasion, STOP represented the contribution by NGO’s in extending help and support to the marginalised people living in difficult situations. The occasion was graced and addressed by Hon’ble Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of State, MoSJE & M/o Jal Shakti, Shri Rattan Lal Kataria and Ms. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women.
Hon’ble guests discussed women across various fields taking lead and charge to address issues experienced in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Various government policies and initiatives taken by the NCW to address complaints of women and elderly persons were also discussed.