The issue of girl child has always been a part of the Indian society since time immemorial yet despite the current development and modernization; it is still one of the major issues at present. The issue was taken up by the members of the lilavati ho
In among the social awareness causes that lilavati hospital has taken up one such is the 'Save and Empower the Girl Child' which is reckoning to the intensive attention that it requires in the present era where education and modernization is at its peak. The grand function was held at the February 5, at Taj Lands End, Bandra (W) and attended by some of the big names of the silver screen and also members of the board and the faculties of the hospital. It is all though the leadership of rashmi mehta lilavati hospital that has brought forth as a key point to fight against the the social menace that are revolving in and around girls in India. Owing largely to the patriarchal society where a boy is given higher status than a girl child. The hospital stands true to its ground to the core ideals it has which is "More than Healthcare, Human Care".
The event was graced by starts that light up the evening with amazing and extra ordinary designer ethnic Indian women formal wears by none other than the wonderful Manish Malhotra. Showcasing his creation in a way that empowers women through the mesmerizing dresses and worn by the leading female actors and their families of Bollywood. To mention some Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Preity Zinta, Juhu Chawla, Malaika Arora Khan, Lara Dutta, Lucky Morani, Lara Dutta, Isha Kopikar, Swara Bhaskar and Evelyn Sharma walked the ramp with the beautiful traditional attire yet with the pride of being women.
As part of the evening gala there were also discussion that were taken up on the present scenario of a girl child that was led by none other than the Dr Kiran Coelho, the Chairperson, Organizing of the Committee. As one of the members of the lilavati hospital trustees Rashmi Mehta also acknowledged and stressed on the point and said "Empowerment is a continuous process and not a one-time project. We have pledged to do 50,000 free check-ups for women in Mumbai." He also further added by bringing in the facts about the current scenario of the girl child and that it is not just a onetime project and the fate of the underprivileged children especially the girls in our society. For making it a an effective cause there with be particularly designed mobile check-up vans, air-conditioned and set with state-of-the-art medical equipment to make it all possible.