Mar 08, 2013

Dabur Takes Up The Cause of Womens Safety

Press release

New Delhi
Friday, March 08, 2013
  • Conducts Self-Defence Workshop on International Womens Day
New Delhi, March 8, 2013: This International Women's Day, India's leading consumer goods company Dabur India Ltd has taken up the cause of women's safety and security. As part of a special initiative on the occasion of International Women's Day, Dabur conducted a special self-defence training session for all its women employees, giving them a crash course in basic Krav Maga, a self-defence system developed in Israel.
Ms Veena Gupta from Seam Group, Safety expert and a certified First Level Israeli Combat trainer, conducted the special workshop to impart self-defence tips to Dabur's women employees. "Dabur is dedicated to the Health & Well Being of Every Household and no household is complete without the woman of the house. Today, women's participation is imperative to any company's growth, as employees, as consumers and as stakeholders. This initiative is aimed at empowering our women staff in dealing with various aspects of life with greater confidence," Dabur India Ltd Executive Vice President-HR Mr. V Krishnan said.
Some of the topics covered under the session included safety and protection techniques, carjacking, kidnapping, physical intimation and road rages besides other crisis situation.
Dabur is consciously working towards enhancing gender diversity at the workplace. "Today, 43% of Dabur's brand managers across categories are women. Around 25% of the management trainees recruited during the last two years are women. Keeping this in mind, we celebrated International Women's Day at Dabur and trying to tell our women employees about how special they are and their importance in Dabur's growth story. Also, special gift hampers and gift vouchers were distributed among women employees on the occasion," Mr. Krishnan said.
The Company also hosted a "Dabur Hommade Star" Chef contest on the occasion, wherein teams of women employees and their male colleagues, took part in a cuisine creation contest, judged by a celebrity chef.
For Details :
Mr. Byas Anand Corporate Communications Dabur India Limited PH:- 95120-3982000, 3001000 extn 2101/2547 Fax: 95120-4374935

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