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Awareness campaign by girl students in Patna

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Patna, Mar 7 (ANI): Ahead of the International Women's Day, the girl students on Saturday organised an awareness campaign to educate women about their rights.

International Women's day is celebrated all over the world on March 8.

Girl Students held placards and banners to establish the equality of human beings irrespective of sex and other differences, and to secure women's entitlement to fundamental human rights.

"A man and a woman are two sides of a coin and if women are not there, our future will be destroyed. We are trying to spread awareness that women need to be encouraged and all should try to help them to move forward in society. If one person takes a step forward then the whole world can help empower women," said Shilpi Kumari, student, Patna Women's college.

Another student Rupa Mohini believed that the growing incidence of female foeticide, infanticide and high rates of infant and maternal mortality demonstrate the survival of the girl child at stake.

"Our motive here was to create awareness among the women of our country who are being exploited everyday. Especially rural women have not deserved their rights. Their identity is at risk. Female foeticide, which is so common nowadays, is threatening the existence of women," Rupa said.

Increasing incidence of dowry-related deaths and mental and physical torture of women by their husbands and parents-in-law was also highlighted by the students during their campaign. (ANI)

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