President Droupadi Murmu addressed 31st Foundation Day of NCW: On January 31, 2023, in Delhi, the President of India, Droupadi Murmu, spoke at the National Commission for Women’s 31st Foundation Day. The program’s theme, “Sashakt Nari Sashakt Bharat,” aimed to recognise and celebrate the achievements of women who have excelled and paved their paths to make a lasting impression. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani and MoS, WCD, Dr. Munjpara Mahendrabhai also graced the occasion.
February 2023 Current Affairs Quiz
President Droupadi Murmu addressed the 31st Foundation Day of NCW- Key Points
- To commemorate its 31st Foundation Day, which will be observed from January 31 to February 1, 2023, the Commission has planned a two-day event.
- On the second day, a panel discussion was held with extraordinary women who have led the path of inspiration and empowerment for several others.
- The Commission aims to provide a platform with a diverse and varied exchange of dialogue focusing on gender equality in the decision-making and leadership roles of women belonging to different socio-economic backgrounds.
- As a statutory entity established by the National Commission for Women Act of 1990, NCW was established in January 1992. It was established to review the constitutional and legal safeguards for women, recommend remedial legislative measures, facilitate the redressal of grievances, and advise the government on policy matters affecting women.
About National Commission for Women
The National Commission for Women was formed to establish an equal and just livelihood for women by making legal and constitutional amendments for women in India. Violence against Women is a fundamental violation of human rights, across nations, societies, cultures, and classes and this commission was formed to stop this violation of this fundamental right.