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Smriti Irani launches girl child social awareness programme

New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani today launched a social awareness programme for the girl child “I Am” at a school here, expressing the hope such programmes will empower especially those who are struggling to
PTI October 11, 2014 7:46 IST
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New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani today launched a social awareness programme for the girl child “I Am” at a school here, expressing the hope such programmes will empower especially those who are struggling to have two square meals a day.

“Such programmes are crucial in our country where we idolise Shakti, we have many girls who are still struggling to have two square meals a day, to have basic education, to have basic rights as human beings and as citizens,” she said.

The programme was launched in DPS, Dwarka.

A documentary highlighting the problems faced by the girl child globally was screened on the occasion.