Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) organised a day-long training on leadership for women on the topic ‘Housing and basic services for urban poor’. The training was held at Press Club, Civil Lines in the city, recently.
Social worker Urmilla Badge, President of KrantikariMahila Cooperative Society of Shanti Nagar, Ahilya Nagdive and Nitin Meshram from YUVA guided the participants and said women empowerment is essential for the progress of society.
Badge said that co-operative movement has played vital role in women’s development. Nitin Meshram conveyed the different aspects of leadership.
Sheela Sapkal, Chaya Uike, Shamim Shaikh, Nisha Velde and Smita Rangari also expressed their views at the workshop. This workshop was attended by Usha Jambhulkar, Priyanka Deshpande, MrinaliBhasare, Sujata Borkar, Pushpa Sakhare, Vandana Thakre and others. Nitin Meshram conducted the programme while Shailendra Wasnik proposed a vote of thanks. A large number of women from slum area were present at the workshop.