Mahila Mandalee hosts Hindu women’s conference

HinduismThe Mahila Mandalee, the women’s section of the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha, has organised a Hindu Women’s Conference today.

According to a press release from the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha, the conference is being held under the theme, ‘Inspiring Change: today’s Hindu Woman in Perspective,’ and it seeks to “create a platform to connect, inspire and empower Hindu women in Guyana through the exploration of Hindu values, give a voice to Hindu women on contemporary issues faced by them as the nucleus of the family in Guyana and develop, support structures for their holistic, physical, intellectual and emotional empowerment.”

Among the topics listed for presentation and discussion are: ‘Hindu Women in the scriptures: the lessons to be learnt,’ ‘Domestic Violence and the Hindu Woman today’ and ‘Choices.’

The release identified Minister of Human Services and Social Security Jennifer Webster.

Source: Stabroek News