Lens On Empowering Women, Food Security, Health Insurance, Housing

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A recent conference in Guwahati, India focused on empowering women and addressing important issues such as food security, health insurance, and housing. The conference, which was attended by representatives from government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders aimed to identify strategies and solutions for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

One of the key issues discussed at the conference was food security, particularly for women and children. Participants emphasized the need for policies and programs that ensure access to nutritious food and promote sustainable agriculture practices. They also discussed the importance of empowering women farmers and improving their access to credit, markets, and other resources.

Another important topic was health insurance, with participants highlighting the need for affordable and accessible healthcare services for women and their families. They discussed various models for providing health insurance, including community-based schemes and government-supported programs.

The conference also addressed the issue of housing, with participants emphasizing the importance of safe and affordable housing for women and their families. They discussed various strategies for increasing access to housing, including government-supported programs, community-led initiatives, and partnerships with the private sector.

Throughout the conference, participants emphasized the need for a holistic approach to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment, one that addresses the multiple and intersecting challenges faced by women and girls. They also emphasized the importance of engaging men and boys as allies in this work and promoting a culture of gender equality and non-discrimination.

This conference provided a platform for stakeholders to share their perspectives and experiences on empowering women and promoting gender equality. It highlighted the importance of addressing issues such as food security, health insurance, and housing in order to create a more equitable and inclusive society for all.

Staff Reporter

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