New Delhi: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s Ladies Organisation (FLO) is all set to join hands with Shivaji College’s Women Development Cell (WDC) to empower women and youth. For the same, an MoU was also signed between the two organisations.
The joint venture will work towards the awareness about gender equality among students.
Highlighting the importance of women empowerment, Pinky Reddy, president of FLO, said, “FLO recognises that women are the critical mass that will transform politics, improve governance, ensure inclusive and more socially sensitive development. FLO aspires to be a catalyst in propelling women towar-ds her rightful place in society.”
“Towards this, we are joining hands with WDC to target the youth and make them an integral part of this process of gender sensitisation and go beyond just empowering women and work towards strengthening communities to focus on the creation of systemic and sustainable change,” she added.
Adding to the agenda of the MoU, Ms Reddy said, “It is also important to create a roadmap to reduce unemployment, particularly amongst youth, by encouraging and facilitating the culture of entrepreneurship, particularly amongst youngsters,” she said.
We would definitely work towards promotion of competition, entrepreneurship and innovation by means of talks, movies, workshops and interactive sessions”, said Reddy.