National Women’s Parliament session underway at Amaravati

National Women’s Parliament (NWP) begins at Pavitra Sangamam at Amaravati.’Empowering Women – Strengthening Democracy’ is the main theme of this three-day session.
 According to  AP Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao, this is  India’s first convention to connect over 10,000 socially and politically sensitive girl students of Higher Education of India with 401 women legislators, 91 women parliamentarians and  300 social and corporate sector women leaders from India and overseas.
Spiritual Guru Dalai Lama, Central Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu and P Ashok Gajapati Raju, AP CM  N Chandrababu Naidu, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi , actress Manisha Koirala and many other dignitaries attended the inaugural event .
Socio-political challenges in women empowerment, women’s status and decision-making, building own identity and vision for the future are some of the subjects that would come up for discussion in these sessions, it is learned. 

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