Universal Group of Institutions conducted a gender equality and awareness seminar at its campus. The seminar explored the complex relationship between gender equality and differences analyzing its implications for fundamental rights. The seminar also focused on the issue of gender justice, gender violence and trafficking in women, highlighting the different perspectives on women’s rights.Chief Guest of the day was Reeta Kohli Sr. Advocate Punjab & Haryana High Court Chd., Additional Advocate General whereas Guest of Honor was Prof. Charanjeet Kaur, Punjabi University, Patiala. Sr. Advocate Reeta Kohli said at the moment that protecting and promoting women's human rights is the responsibility of every individual as yet millions of women around the world continue to experience discrimination.
Dr. Gurpreet Singh, Chairman, UGI said at the moment that the aim of this seminar was to provide a platform to deliberate various conventional and contemporary issues challenging the protection of women’s rights. He further added that gender equality and the empowerment of the women are essential to our sustainable future. He later, also highlighted the challenges of women in the rural areas and that girls must have access to education and be encouraged to study as one of the ways to shatter glass ceiling. The main motto of the day was to Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity.