New Delhi. Shyama Prasad Mukherji College's week-long lecture series Celebrating Womanhood in Testing Times, on its second day had Dr Syeda Hameed as the guest speaker. Dr Syeda Hameed explained gender budgeting in India and discussed how women engaged in budget allocation. She emphasised during her deliberation that women are not to be considered as recipients of change but as agents of change.
Renowned feminist activist, Kamla Bhasin, was the distinguished speaker on the third day of the women's week. The enthusiastic and thought-provoking speaker emphasised that 'The true solution to patriarchy is "equality", not matriarchy. Our fight is not with men but with patriarchal thinking.'