Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly organised India’s first National Women Parliament Conference at Amravati, the new capital of Andhra. The theme of the Conference was “Empowering Women-Strengthening Democracy”.
National Women Parliament | Objective
National Women Parliament | Highlights
National Women Parliament | Amravati Declaration
Amravati Declaration aspires to build the consensus over the following issues –
National Women Parliament | Conclusion
A favourable society and favourable political circumstances are important to a certain extent in order to make these steps being taken for women successful. A representation in Parliament does not assure that the glass ceiling will be broken. Women also have an onus upon themselves to exploit the opportunities they get at higher positions. A participatory governance which is inclusive of all sections of society needs both representation and societal transformation through participatory decision making at individual level itself.
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