Submissions are invited for Open Poetry Writing Competition by MyGov for the year 2021. The last date of application is 24 December.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was launched in 2000 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on November 25th. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women seeks to raise awareness about violence against women.
This day aims to eliminate violence by removing stigma and encouraging women to speak out against abusers. This day defines violence against women as any act of gender-based violence that results in or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm to women. The goal of this day is to achieve equality, development, and peace. It aims toward the fulfillment of women’s and girls’ human rights.
In pursuance of its mandate and in order to achieve the goal of ‘Elimination of Violence against Women’, the Commission aims at organizing an ‘Open Poetry Writing Competition’, through MyGov Portal on 25th November 2021. The aim of the programme is to promote equality, development, and peace among the masses.
The competition is open for all.
The Competition will be open to all. The Poem should be within 50-200 words and can be in English/Hindi. The participants can submit their entries on any one of the following topics:
- Finding Freedom;
- I am today’s Woman
- They say: This was My Fate
- Raise your Voice
- Breaking the Silence against Violence
Interested candidates can submit entries via this page.
Top 5 (five) submissions will receive a Certificate and Rs. 5,000/- reward from National Commission for Women. Certificate of Participation will be issued to all participants.
The last date of submission is 24th December 2021.
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