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ALL INDIA RAILWAYMEN’S FEDERATION – International Women’s Day 2019’

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect to endorse our presence in this world of work. It is also an opportunity to consider visibility of women in the Changing world of work, we are there 50-50 on the planet  hence this is the right time for asking of Balance for better to Change and build momentum for the effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, to achieve gender equality and empower all women.

It highlights on to call the masses or yourself to put efforts to make a more gender inclusive world. In view of above, ITF has taken initiative to spread the message of equality through theme for IWD-2019 ‘This Is Our World Too’ and ‘Balance for Better’ to secure women Transport Workers’ Rights and equality. The theme focuses to achieve gender equality, empowerment and Human rights of all working women in Transport sector around the world. AIRF also feels responsibility to share their contribution in the support for an international labour organization (ILO) convention to be held Geneva in June 2019 on violence and harassment in the world of work. On the occasion of IWD-2019 General Secretary AIRF Shiva Gopal Mishra issued a letter to the Minister of labour/ Minister of women and child is written to extend their support in establishing a new set of ILO standards on violence and harassment in the  world of work General

The affiliates of All India Railway Men’s Federation celebrated 8th March ‘The International Women’s day’ (IWD), 2019 from 1th March to 15th March 2019 to create awareness on gender-balance and visibility of women at workplace. The theme given by ITF for IWD-2019, ‘This Is Our World Too’ and ‘Balance for Better’ was widely taken in the discussion to secure Women Workers’ Rights and equality in the world of work. During the fortnight various solidarity awareness programmes, talks, workshops, symposium, campaigns, rallies, welfare activities and networking events were organized in different parts of country by AIRF’s affiliates at their respective zones.

International Women’s Day comes on the heels of unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice and also draw attention to the rights and activism of rural women, who make up over a quarter of the world population, and are being left behind in every measure of development.

On the occasion of International Women’s Day – 8th March, 2019, Honorable Gen. Secy. /AIRF Com. Shiva Gopal Mishra, delivered his message that Join us to transform the momentum into action, to empower women in all and to celebrate the activists who are working relentlessly to claim women’s rights and realize their full potential. He said, present time is tough for workers  “AIRF, being free, democratic and an independent organization, will leave no stone unturned for the sake of the employees as well as Railway Industry, We are committed to fight for  justice and right for the last employee in the Railway Industry. He attended several programme as much as possible to motivate women cadre. Hon’ble president AIRF Com. Rakhal Dass Gupta has also attended several progamme to bless and energies women fraternity  with his experience and knowledge.

Several activities was done to create awareness and to sensitize people on atrocities against women and highlights of the heinous violence and harassment against women at working and public. Motivational, inspirational, confidence building, street play, debates, slogan/poster making and self defense workshops for women was prime method of campaign to reach balance for batter. Social activists, Sr. Leaders, Officials and young women achievers were invited to talk on the issues and boost up the morals to increase their participation to show the solidarity with the Trade union Movement. List of zones conducted IWD-2019

With the observation of ‘International Women’s Day 2019’ the  awareness on gender related issues which includes equal opportunities  and safe working environment, eliminate discrimination and violence against women at workplace was spread amongst the INDIAN RAILWAY WOMEN  working all around the nation. Women’s Day is a reminder of vigilance and action required to ensure they gain and maintain equality in all aspects of life. Join us to transform the momentum into action, to empower women in all and to celebrate the activists who are working relentlessly to claim women’s rights and realize their full potential.

  JAYA AGARWAL

 (Chairperson/AIRF)

 

Annexure A

Detail of programme conducted by AIRF affiliates throughout the nation. During the fortnight of IWD- 2019 (1st to 15th March2019)

 

SN ZONE DIVISION/PLACE ACTIVITIES
1 NRMU DELHI/HQ WOMEN CONFERENCE/CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
    DELHI/ACCOUNTS SLOGAN / POSTERS MAKING COMPETITION ON THIS IS OUR WORLD TOO & BETTER FOR BALANCE RESPECTIVLY
    DELHI DIV WOMEN CONFERENCE
    LUCKNOW WOMEN CONFERENCE
    AMRITSAR WS WOMEN CONFERENCE
    MORADABAD WOMEN CONFERENCE
    VARANASI WOMEN CONFERENCE
    HARIDWAR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    AMBALA SYMPOSIUM
    JAGADARI WOMEN CONFERENCE
    JALANDHAR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    FEROZEPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    ROZA AWARNESS CAMP
    WORSHOP WOMEN CONFERENCE
2 NWREU AJMER WOMEN CONFERENCE
    JAIPUR CULTURAL ACTIVITY
    JODHPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    HEAD QUARTES JP WOMEN CONFERENCE
3 SCRMU HYDERABAD MESSAGE TO CULTURAL ACTIVITIES – ROLE AND RESPECT OF WOMEN
    GUNTUR SAY NO TO GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AT WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN WOMEN CONFERENCE
    BEGUMPET AWARENESS PROGRAMME
4 WREU AHEMDABAD AWARENESS CAMP
    MUMBAI MUTUAL RESPECT CAMPAIGN
    DAHOD BALANCE FOR BETTER CAMPAIGN
    LOWER PAREL FUN/INDOOR GAMES/WOMEN CONFERENCE
    CAR SHED MUMBAI WOMEN CONFERENCE
5 NRMU CR PUNE WOMEN CONFERENCE
    MUMBAI WOMEN CONFERENCE
    PAREL BRANCH WOMEN CONFERENCE
    KALYAN HEALTH CHECKUP
    MATUNGA WOMEN CONFERENCE
    BOMBAY HQ AWARENESS PRO.
    DADAR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    SOLAPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    NAGPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    BHUSAWAL WOMEN CONFERENCE
6

 

SWREMU HUBLI AWARENESS CAMP
    BANGALORE WOMEN CONFERENCE
7 ECRKU PATNA WOMEN CONFERENCE
    HAJIPUR EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME/ROAD SHOW
8 SECRMU NAGPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
9 SRMU CHENNAI DEBETE , DANCE, SINGING COMPETITIONS ,AWARD CEREMONY FOR WOMEN ACTIVIST AND WOMEN CONFERENCE (ONE MONTH PROGRAMME)
    CHENNAI HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMP
    MADURAI WOMEN CONFERENCE
10 ERMU KOLKOTA WOMEN CONFERENCE
    JAMALPUR AWARENES CAMP
    ASANSOL WOMEN CONFERENCE
    HOWRAH WOMEN CONFERENCE
11 Eco.REU VISHAKHAPATNAM WOMEN CONFERENCE
    BHUVNESHWAR WOMEN CONFERENCE
12 WCREU KOTA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT COMPAIGN – WOMEN CONFERECNE
13 NCREU ALLAHBAD WOMEN CONFERENCE
  NFRMU MALIGAON ROAD SHOW/STREET PLAY
    GUWAHATI RALLY
    BADALPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    NEWJALPAIGURI BLOOD DONETION CAMP, BLOOD DONETED BY 30 WOMEN COMRADES
    LUMDING CULTURAL ACTIVITIES ON THE THEME WOMEN COMRADES AWARDED WITH Rs. 9500/- BY ADRM LUMDING
    BONGAIGAON CULTURAL ACTIVITIES ON THE THEME WOMEN COMRADES AWARDED WITH Rs. 10000/- BY ADRM RANGIYA
    KATIHAR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    TINSUKHIYA WOMEN CONFERENCE
    DIBRUGARH WOMEN CONFERENCE
14 NERMU GORAKHPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    IZATNAGAR SAY NO TO GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AT WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN
    LUCKNOW WOMEN CONFERENCE
15 SERMU RANCHI WOMEN CONFERENCE
16 RCF KAPURTHALA SYMPOSIUM
17 METRO RAIL KOLKOTA WOMEN CONFERENCE
18 NERMU LUCKNOW PLAY-WOMEN CONFERENCE
    GORAKHPUR WOMEN CONFERENCE
    IZETNAGAR SAY NO TO GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AT WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN
19 SECRSU NAGPUR DISCUSSION ON SELF EMPOWERMENT AND CHALLENGES
20 RCFMU BANGLORE WOMEN CONFERENCE
21 ICF CHENNAI WOMEN CONFERENCE

 

Beside above said programs short programmes were also conducted by our affiliates at- CLWRMU- Chittaranjan, DLWMU-Varanasi, RCFMU-Kapurthala, DCWRMU-Patiala, and RDSOKS-Lucknow at different places. Series of programme are still continued as per need of the women working in particular area.

 

 

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