Posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:59 am

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"Garrimaa" foundation is looking forward to End Violence Against Women And Girls!

Valentine’s Day inspires different feelings for many people. Couples are filled with exhilaration, couples enjoy commemorating their love, partners worry about surprising their significant other with a romantic date and then there are singles, who feel everything from anxiety to excitement about the day. This Valentine’s Day, there was an event in Mumbai to inspire singles and couples of all ages to support “Garrimaa” foundation.

GARIMAA is a commitment by all of us to stand up for a dignified, graceful world around us and also bringing excellence into existence. It is our collective effort to enable our women to stand up for their Dignity, Value & Safety. The support Cell IVY (I Value You) enables women to achieve their dreams. Whether single, part of a new couple or celebrating the love of a lifetime, make this Valentine’s Day special for your Sister, Mother, Daughter and Friend. Additional Commissioner of Police Mr. Krishnaprakash (IPS) were seen praising women of today, he said,

“Today women’s does not need empowerment they need support and I think “Garrimaa” is what they want” and Mrs. Sharda Raut Deputy Commissioner of Police also seen sharing their valuable opinion and talking about women values and priorities. Honorable Advisor Shubhash Avate said,

“A woman of substance is a woman of power, a woman of positive influence and a woman of meaning. To be branded “A woman of substance” is one of the greatest compliments one can give a woman that wants to be an “influential” lady.”

Garrimaa’s Chairperson Nettra Sorap said,

“I am proud to say that I accomplished every goal set forth by the grace of God and through positive influences around me. So this Valentine’s Day, I challenge you to look at the Women with value. Despite our successes in gender equality, as women we continue to hear that our worth is in our beauty and our ability to woo men with our doe-eyed, sexuality, then obviously we still have a long way to go.”

“Garrimaa” foundation is looking forward to End Violence Against Women And Girls. One in three women –- THAT’S 1 BILLION WOMEN –- will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. To fight back against this abhorrent figure, “Garrimaa” foundation are coming together with the support of Mumbai Police on this Valentine’s Day to rise up and demand an end to such senseless violence against women.

“Viewing women as knowledge bearers, rather than as victims, shifts perspectives from women empowerment to women Dignity, Value & Safety”, added Kavita Rupani.

Other who were present at the event are Bobby Malhotra and Satish Reddy. So stand up and support and end the violence against women and girls!