Seminar on Women’s Health.
Alkapuri was the venue on Jan 31, 2011 for a seminar on Women’s health.
The first part of the day was a discussion session where members interacted with Dr. Maneesha Kothekar, learning about strategies and programs conducted by Bharatiya Streeshakti.
The afternoon session which was open to public had 3 speakers. In her inaugural address, Dr. Maneesha Kothekar exhorted women to work towards women
empowerment and inculcate lessons on self esteem, education and health.
Dr. Khadeeja Mumtaz, a gynecologist and a writer spoke on existing gender inequalities in health care. Calicut University Director of women’ studies Dr. Molly kuruvilla spoke about the stress and mental health disorders affecting women. Dr K.S. Jayasree welcomed the gathering, Radha Iyer presided, and K. Preetha offered the vote of thanks.
Find more photos of this programme here.