“A Women is the one who is Wonderful, Outstanding, Marvellous, Adorable and Nice to the situations she faces and comes out in flying colours”*
International women’s day is a global day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The theme for UN is *“Gender Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”* .
*PT Shakti* , a group of enthusiastic residents from *Prestige Tranquillity Apartment, Bangalore* , who take safety very seriously collaborated with *Durga (a citizen sector organisation working on women safety)* , took it on themselves to create a mechanism to ensure the safety of women and children in their apartment complex and it’s a way of life for all. In the past year PT Shakti undertook various activities with Durga to bring awareness to the cause of safety. They conducted workshops, sessions, audits and awareness campaigns for the residents. And today after a year, PT Shakti continues its journey of building a cohesive community.
They celebrated this auspicious day with *“Shakti Mahotsav’22”* event to show solidarity to this movement.
They had organised series of events for this day. The day started with a warmup Zumba session followed by walkathon to increase awareness about importance of health and fitness and how to incorporate workout in a daily life.
They conducted cooking competition (kitchen Khiladi), where the ladies came up with lip smacking dishes. Later it was the time for the ladies to showcase their talent in the form of any art. There were various energetic performance including dance, singing, speech etc. Women of different ages participated with full enthusiasm and high spirit.
To grace the occasion, they also invited Guest speaker, *Ms Meenakshi (renowned author, social worker and program director) and Dr Radhika (Renowned Dermatologist)* .
They wish to celebrate this day every year with more energy and fun to make a positive remark in the society.