Fighting radicalization to enhance e-strategy for a youth-comprehensive approach towards on-line terrorism

Trainings on women’s empowerment and youth career counselling in Baramulla, J&K

30-03-2022, Baramulla: Members of “Save Youth Save Future” organised the latest event of series of full-day trainings as part of the project “Free 4 Youth: Fighting radicalization to enhance e-strategy for a youth-comprehensive approach towards on-line terrorism”. The event took place at Dak Banglow Baramulla and was attended by 250+ youth. 

Women’s empowerment and young generation career counseling were among the themes highlighted during the event.

One of the trainers opened the event by discussing career counseling and the numerous career alternatives accessible to youth, as well as how they may take advantage of various opportunities throughout the globe. In today’s world of information technology, he discussed how youngsters may utilize the internet. He also stressed the need of understanding how the internet world is influencing our lives and how we may best use it. He stressed the internet’s beneficial significance in our lives and the need of using it to bridge the gap between technologically driven knowledge.

After that the second speaker spoke on how to teach youth through interactive ways and how positive teaching methods can help us achieve the intended targes, instead of applying strict teaching methods. She emphasized that it is women who can bring tangible changes in society and thus women should stand up and engage more.  

Then, the next speaker spoke on how he started his life from lower middle class family and how he eventually became the head of municipal council Baramulla. He explained how he tried to bring some tangible changes in society particularly in the fields of sanitation, health and education. 

Next, the director of a local educational institution in Baramulla, discussed how institutions could be improved to benefit students. He discussed how he took on the challenge of leading an educational institution for socially marginalized people. 

The next speaker, discussed his life journey, and how despite lack of resources, he passed all preliminary civil service tests. He explained how police today are helping to build a drug free society and how to steer Kashmiriyoungsters towards the right direction. He assured the audience that the Jammu & Kashmir police is ready to assist youth in building their carriers. 

Afterwards, the last speaker deliberated upon how women’s education is a fundamental tenet in every society and on those lines, she discussed her initiative of Taleem Haq Hai Hamara. She spoke on how women can make best use of their potential in building a better and a gender bias free society. She said that her team is always ready to assist the younger generation and college students. 

Finally, the chairman of SYSF spoke about the initiatives he has undertaken and dedicated his life to in building a better and violence free society so that the younger generation of Kashmir could keep working in solving real life problems and contribute towards nation building. He also spoke about his ongoing programme which are currently being underway across the Valley. 

The program was concluded with the detailed open question-answer session where youngsters shared various issues which they were facing on a daily basis. Girls also talked on a variety of subjects concerning them and aired all of their concerns, which were addressed by the panelists present. Chairman SYSF concluded the session by describing how SYSF is an organization of young people in which every young person is welcomed and every young person is more than just a member, and how they work together as a family to ensure that everyone works together to build a prosperous society for everyone.