National Women's Parliament
World’s largest Convention to Connect over 18,000 Socio-politically Sensitive Young Girls / Ladies with over 200 Women Legislators, over 50 Women Members of Parliament and over 200 Social / Corporate women leaders of India & overseas
at Amaravati (AP).
Women empowerment is not possible without proper representation. Inspired by the National Conference of Women Legislators, New Delhi organised by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in 2016 which was attended by women legislators cutting across party lines and included former President Pratibha Patil, Union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Najma Heptullah and Maneka Gandhi, Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel, former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, among others, Rahul decided to take this a step further by involving not just legislators but women from every walk of life. The seed thought was
sounded o to Shri N Chandrababu Naidu, who had come to receive the Ideal Chief Minister Award at the MIT Campus in Pune. On hearing Rahul out, Naidu immediately invited him to Andhra Pradesh where it was decided to hold India's ﬁrst National Women Parliament at Amravathi.
The NWP, which is the largest congregation of women in the country, has caught the eye of many state governments who want to conduct the same every year in their state.
After the success of ﬁrst NTC, Rahul realised that though we are the largest democracy and even after 70 years of independence, women in India ﬁnd themselves under-represented and far-removed from decision making levels. Women face many political, socio-economic, ideological and psychological obstacles. He sensed that there is a dire need to remove these obstacles for their equal participation in all Spheres of Life and this led to the birth of The National Women's Parliament (NWP).
The NWP is a politically neutral platform for Women Empowerment. The mission of the NWP is to establish a connect between women from diverse backgrounds like politics, social sector, education, sports, industry, media, cinema, arts & culture, judiciary and students by providing them a platform for deliberations, discussions, debates, mentoring and for evolving reciprocal and continuing engagement on all women centric issues and challenges.
Also, to sensitize the society about common issues like malnutrition among women and children, social security, sexual harassment, sanitation, oppression and other gender based problems and their complexities at local, national and international levels, making the young girls to realize their potential and making them aware of the canvas where they can leave their footprints, to strengthen the participation of women in decision making processes across all segments and levels of society and to enhance the network between eminent women and girl students to enable them to take leadership roles in all sectors. women in the country, has caught the eye of