New Delhi, Mar 8: A day-long celebrations is organised by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to celebrate International Women's Day on Sunday, Mar 8. The Ministry will release Gender Development Index and a report on Gender Empowerment Measures in India in a function to be organized here at Siri Fort Auditorium.
Discussion on various legislative measures including case studies on domestic violence will also be held.
The Ministry has also launched awareness campaign for empowerment of women. Several public private partnership initiatives have been made under the campaign.
A report on 'Bell Bajao' campaign and on appointment of Protection Officers for the implementation of Child Marriage Act and Prohibition of Domestic Violence Act will also be released on this occasion.