Brussels, May 06, 2017 (PPI-OT)A two-day international conference and workshop on role of Kashmiri women titled, “Educating Women for Peace and Democracy in South Asian Prospective” will be held on May 10-11 at the European Parliament in Brussels. The Kashmir Council European Union (KCEU) is organizing the event in collaboration with EU Parliament’s Friends of Kashmir Group.
The KCEU Chairman, Ali Raza Syed, in a statement issued in Brussels said, the first day of the event has been allocated for the conference which is expected to be attended and addressed by a number of parliamentarians, human rights activists, experts and intellectuals from different countries. He said that on the second and last day of the event a workshop would be conducted on the role of women especially in educating them for peace and democracy.
He said that the objective of the event was to highlight the role of women in South Asian prospective especially women of Kashmir in bringing peace and democracy in occupied Kashmir. The role of women is very important for peace-building and democracy and they can make the society better through their specific role, he added.
Ali Raza Syed said that women in occupied Kashmir were the worst victims of the Indian state terrorism. “We believe in peaceful promotion of the rights and freedoms in all parts of the world including Kashmir. We hope that the conference will contribute towards the richness of the debate and will strength the demands by the women of Kashmir,” he maintained.
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