Observance of International Women’s Day

Date: 02.03.2023
Circular No: Acad-32/2023

All the Heads of Schools affiliated to CBSE
Subject: Observance of International Women’s Day – reg.
Dear Principal

As you are aware that 8th March is globally observed as International Women’s Day (IWD) each year, to celebrate the achievements of women and mark a call to action for gender equality. This day also aims to draw attention to the issues faced by women and advocates for women emancipation. Education is a forerunner for empowering women. To reinforce the significance of the day, especially for the girls and also the boys in the school, impactful events/ programs may be organized in the week beginning on 1st March, 2023 in the Schools and culminating on International Women's Day. For this, some suggested activities are as under:
Observance of International Women’s Day
1. The topic of instructions in different subjects may be focused on gender equality and rights of women. For example, stories on women empowerment may be narrated in the language classes, where in Social Science classes, social issues  regarding women and the eminent people who strived for equal rights for women may be discussed.

2. Special morning assemblies themed on women empowerment may be organized, which may include talks on women achievers in different fields, role play, thought of the day, group song on women empowerment, award/recognition to the girls students who have performed well in different fields such as academics, sports, dance, music, arts, social service and other areas.

3. Such local women may be identified who have succeeded despite their struggles and their interaction with school children may be organized. Talks by  women professionals such as but not limited to those in armed forces, police, aircraft pilots, locomotive pilots, aerospace engineers, building & construction, scientist etc. may also be organized.

4. The achievements of women sports-person throughout the year may be highlighted and girls should be encouraged to actively participate in sports.

5. Women faculty members and staff may be felicitated for their significant contributions to school and society.

6. Discussion at school level may be held with female students regarding any problems/issues being faced by them in or while commuting to school and corrective measures may be devised. Boys may also be encouraged to participate to bring in the concept of equality and mutual respect, from a young age.

7. Create awareness on menstrual health and hygiene so that drop-out of girls at secondary/ senior secondary level may be reduced.

You are requested to disseminate the above information among the stakeholders so that International Women’s Day may be observed in a befitting manner. With Best Wishes

Dr. Joseph Emmanuel
Director (Academics)

Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-16
2. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida201309
3. The Secretary, Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS), Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
4. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
5. The  Chairman,  Odisha  Adarsha  Vidyalaya  Sangathan,  N-1/9,  Near  Doordarshan Kendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005
6. The  Director  of  Education,  Directorate  of  Education,  Govt.  of  NCT  of  Delhi,  Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054
7. The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9, Chandigarh-160017
8. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101
9. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111
10. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101
11. The Director of Education, S.I.E., CBSE Cell, VIP Road, Junglee Ghat, P.O. 744103, A&N Island
12. The  Director,  Central  Tibetan  School  Administration,  ESSESS  Plaza,  Community Centre, Sector -3, Rohini, Delhi
13. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO, New Delhi-110001
14. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202, Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010
15. All Regional Directors/ Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions
16. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Assistant Secretary/ SPS / Analyst, CBSE
17. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE
18. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website
19. In-Charge, Library
20. DS to Chairperson, CBSE
21. SPS to Secretary, CBSE
22. SPS to Director (Academics), CBSE
23. SPS to Director (Information Technology), CBSE
24. SPS to Controller of Examinations, CBSE
25. SPS to Director (Skill Education), CBSE
26. SPS to Director (Training), CBSE
27. SPS to Director (Professional Examinations), CBSE
28. SPS to Director (CTET), CBSE
29. SPS to Director (EDUSAT), CBSE
30. PA to Director (Media & Public Relations), CBSE
31. Record File

Director (Academics)

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