Guest Talk on “Gender Equity”
Faculty of Physiotherapy organized a guest talk on “Gender Equity” on 25th January 2019. The guest speaker Dr Ruchi Varshney, President, Women Cell, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, amusingly described in her talk about the difference between equality and equity, the need of equity in the society and its significance.
Dr Ruchi briefed about the definition of equity. She explained about the misinterpretation of women empowerment and its misuse by the society. Enlightening a very fascinating side of the discussion, she stressed on the role of Males in endowing equity from the grass-root level. Addressing the students, she encouraged them to use social media to spread the knowledge. She shared her experience of her struggle for the establishment of equity.
Dr Kamlesh Kohli, Director, Medical Sciences also shared her views on gender equity. Dr Sheetal Kalra, Associate Dean, felicitated the guest with a memento as a token of appreciation.