Hon’ble President of India
Hon’ble President of India
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
Hon’ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha
** Apart from Hon’ble President, Prime Minister and Speaker Lok Sabha, all speakers are in alphabetical order.
** Many of the Eminent guests and speakers have confirmed participation while others are in the process of doing so. The confirmed list will be published in due course.
Though we are the largest democracy, women in India find themselves under-represented and far-removed from decision making levels. Women face many political, socio-economic, ideological and psychological obstacles. There is a dire need to remove these obstacles for their equal participation in all Spheres of Life. We will have to ensure that young girl students realize their potential, guide and nurture them, so that they believe, there is a bright future that awaits them. On this backdrop, and by a conscious deliberation between Dr. Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, Hon’ble Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Shri. N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Shri. Rahul V. Karad, the seed thought of National Women’s Parliament (NWP) was conceived. It is heartening that visionary leadership of Government of Andhra Pradesh has decided to host and extend complete solidarity for this massive movement, initiated by Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. NWP will be a politically neutral Platform for women across regions, religions, caste, culture, class, rural-urban backgrounds and from diverse fields like politics, social sector, education, sports, industry, media, cinema, arts & culture, judiciary and young aspiring students to stage their experiences, share knowledge and research in the area of women’s social, economic and political empowerment resulting into a better and conducive environment for Women Empowerment and nation building. This is certain to unfold as a unique model of Public and Private Partnership in the country, encouraging other institutions of democracy to replicate and take this momentum deeper and wider in the vastness of India in coming years.
The platform of National Women’s Parliament will enable and encourage the social, political and economic empowerment of women in all strata of the society.
To establish a connect between women from diverse backgrounds like politics, social sector, education, sports, industry, media, cinema, arts & culture, judiciary and students by providing them a platform for deliberations, discussions, debates, mentoring and for evolving reciprocal and continuing engagement on all women centric issues and challenges.
Objectives of National Women’s Parliament
Features of National Women’s Parliament
|Inaugural Session||Time: 09:00 hrs to 12:40 hrs|
|Session I: Socio-Political Challenges in Women Empowerment||Time: 13:30 hrs to 15:17 hrs|
|Session II: Building Bonds between Mentor & Mentees I||Time: 15:45 hrs to 18:30 hrs|
|Session III: Women’s Status & Decision Making Power||Time: 09:00 hrs to 10.47 hrs|
|Session IV: Be Your Own Hero||Time: 11:00 hrs to 12.57 hrs|
|Session V: Building Bonds between Mentor & Mentees II||Time: 14:30 hrs to 17.00 hrs|
|Run for Democracy (7.00 am)||Time: 09:00 hrs to 10:45 hrs|
|Session VI: Building Own Identity & Vision of the Future||Time: 11:30 hrs to 14:00 hrs|
|Valedictory Session||Time: 16:45 hrs to 19:30 hrs|