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FJDC celebrates Women's Day focusing on equality, opportunity

Press Release

Mon. 18 March 2024


KARACHI: Students and faculty members of the Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC) gathered on March 8 to mark International Women’s Day, dedicated to acknowledging the political, social, and economic achievements of women, with the theme ‘Invest in Women’.

In line with the vision of Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, stressing the indispensable role of women in society, the FJDC Korangi campus was adorned with purple and white decorations.

Led by the students of the 32nd batch, the event exuded solidarity as everyone, regardless of gender, donned purple attire in solidarity with women's empowerment.

The festivities commenced with a recitation of the Holy Quran followed by Dr Sabiha Mirza’s address, emphasizing the potential of education for women.

On the occasion, the students showcased their talents through various competitions, including elocution, drawing, poetry, and photography, besides a live painting competition.

The event also featured a special photography exhibition capturing the essence of women’s empowerment, with each image reflecting the strength and resilience of women.

Through a democratic voting process, the participants selected the winning photograph, symbolizing collective appreciation of women's achievements.

The students paid homage to the female faculty members with a beautiful arrangement of flowers, while food stands offered a diverse array of dishes for the participants.

Dr. Hussain Askary, CEO of FJDC, in her message, acknowledged the contributions of women in dentistry. Emphasizing the college’s commitment to empowering women, Dr. Askary reiterated the importance of equal opportunities and access to education for all women in the field.

He said that by especially focusing on equality and opportunity, FJDC is paving the way for a future where women play a pivotal role in shaping the field of oral healthcare.

Dr. Askary urged continued advocacy for women's rights globally, recognizing the ongoing challenges faced by women and the need for collective action to overcome them.


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