SGT University’s mental health nursing dept hold street play, expert talk on violence against women

SGT Times Reporter

Gurugram, December 4

The Nightingale Association of Stress Management constituted under the Department of Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, SGT University organized a Nukkad Natak and an Expert talk under the theme “Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW” on, the occasion of “The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” on November 25.

The event was organized under the guidance of Prof. Raman Deep Kaur, HOD, Mental Health Nursing at Baddi Chopal, Village Makdola, Gurugram, Haryana.

Prof Kaur said that violence against women and girls continues to be the most pervasive and pressing human rights issue in the world today.

It is both an abhorrent crime and a public health emergency, with far-reaching consequences for millions of women and girls in every corner of the globe.

The Nightingale Association of stress management being an active member of society marks an extra effort to spread awareness among females regarding policies and programs related to elimination of violence against women and make them aware about their rights.

She said the association thrives to contribute the best to support and extend help to underrated sections of the society and establishing a pioneer in teaching students the expected role of education towards building a society a better place to live in.

Speaking to the SGT Times, Dr Kaur said that the objective of presenting a nukkad natak was to create awareness and bridge the gap of local people in addressing the issue of violence against women. It also stressed on how this violence is rooted deeply in society today. The students from BSc. Nursing final year contributed in raising a spotlight on the prevalent issue of women violence.

The students depicted the entire engrained causes of women violence that are still untouched and unnoticed.

The entire programme was based on theme ” Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW”. The nukkad natak proved to be an essential cause for bringing this hidden issue into the limelight of the society, where women of village really acknowledged need and requirement of such burning issues to be addressed.

The Nightingale Association of Stress Management in collaboration with faculty of law, SGT University arranged an expert talk on the legal aids available for women in ending the violence.

The session on legal aid was rendered by the Dr. Rakesh Kumari Malik, Faculty of law, SGT University, where she empowered the gathering with various modes of legal help available for women and how they can approach to available authorities.

There was another session taken by Prof. Raman Deep, HOD, Mental Health Nursing Department, SGT University, where she highlighted the mental stigma associated with violence and how does violence generate mental tension and builds counter stress. The issue was highly accepted by the women gathering and was taken into consideration.

Women also interacted with the organizers and discussed the issue on one to one basis. The event at last was ended with facilitating Dr. Rakesh Kumari Malik by Prof. Raman Deep,  Rekha, a self help group activist and Poonam Ahlawat, Asst. Prof, Mental Health Nursing Department, SGT University.

The overall programme was hosted by Abhishek Singh.

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