Hello folks, Women’s International Day was celebrated with great joy across Asha communities everywhere on March 8. The women belonging to Women’s Associations all over Asha took this opportunity to appreciate the pivotal role of women in community development and encouraged each other for a better tomorrow.
While in some slum communities, women decided to celebrate this day with a lunch followed by songs and dances, others invited officials from civic agencies and police departments to strengthen their relationships.
At Jeevan Nagar and Mayapuri, Police officials came to the Centre. They screened a movie based on Women’s rights, for the community members and provided them with refreshments. Asha’s Mahila Mandal members shared their remarkable transforming stories. The Police and Asha women, working together for their communities! Anna Nagar, Seelampur, Chanderpuri, Dr Ambedkar Basti, and Ekta Vihar celebrated this day with singing and dancing. Young Asha warriors also participated in the celebrations with great enthusiasm. Then they ate together, breaking down all caste and religious barriers.
The women from Kalkaji slum colony came together to celebrate the day at a local park. They discussed women’s empowerment and celebrated by singing, dancing, playing some games and having lunch together.