‘End fe­male foeti­cide, re­spect women to re­tain so­cial bal­ance’

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - Live - - EDUCATION - HT Live Cor­re­spon­dent chdlivedesk@hin­dus­tan­times.com

CHANDI­GARH: Sup­port A Child or­gan­ised a sem­i­nar on fe­male foeti­cide in col­lab­o­ra­tion with So­han­jana Eco Club of Gov­ern­ment Model Se­nior Sec­ondary School, Sec­tor 46D, here on Wed­nes­day, in which a to­tal of 120 stu­dents and teach­ers par­tic­i­pated.

Baljin­der Kaur, in charge of So­han­jana Eco Club and Sci­ence Club; Loveleen Kaur, Kam­lesh and Surinder Chauhan, were the main speak­ers on this oc­ca­sions, who expressed their views on the im­por­tance of girl child and the need to curb fe­male foeti­cide.

Founder pres­i­dent of Sup­port A Child JS Di­wan said, "The need of the hour is to re­spect women and con­demn fe­male foeti­cide, if we want to sur­vive in a bal­anced so­ci­ety."

Prin­ci­pal of Gov­ern­ment Model Se­nior Sec­ondary SchoolSudesh Raghav ap­pre­ci­ated the ef­forts of the So­han­jana Eco Club, and said such kind of aware­ness ac­tiv­i­ties would be help­ful in gen­er­at­ing a sense of re­spon­si­bil­ity among the stu­dents and they would gen­er­ate less pa­per waste.

Co­or­di­na­tor-cum-over­all in charge of Eco Clubs of Chandi­garh Om Parkash said such aware­ness pro­grams would be con­ducted in other schools as well to mo­ti­vate the stu­dent com­mu­nity to pro­tect and pre­serve en­vi­ron­ment

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