Much remains to be done to improve the socio-economic status of women in India: President Kovind | India News


NEW DELHI: On the eve of International Women’s Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday that much remains to be done to further improve the socio-economic status of women in the country.
“We must all work tirelessly for women’s safety, education and independence, because only then can we pave the way for women, especially our daughters, to become more active. , capable and self-sufficient, ”Kovind said.
“On the occasion of International Women’s Day, I extend my sincere congratulations and best wishes to all women,” Kovind said.
Marked annually on March 8, International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, the economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action to accelerate gender parity.
Women are an inspiration to our family, society and the nation. They are the essential basis of the social structure, said the president.
In India, too, women have made their mark in all walks of life. With their distinguished role in all fields, they have contributed significantly to the progress of the nation, he said.
“Nevertheless, much remains to be done to further improve the socio-economic status of women in India. We must all work tirelessly for the safety, education and independence of women, because only in this way can we we will be able to pave the way for women, especially our daughters, to become more active, capable and empowered, ”Kovind said.
“Let us dedicate this occasion of International Women’s Day to the honor, security and empowerment of women and resolve to help them change all the traditions and policies that hinder their progress,” he added. .