"The best protection any woman can have is courage." -Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

"A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her." -Unknown

International Women's Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women's Rights and International Peace. The International Women's Day logo is in purple and white and features the symbol of Venus, which is also the symbol of being female. International Women's Day (IWD), celebrated every year on 8th March is a significance of social, economic, cultural and political accomplishment of women. The day also implies an act of accelerate gender uniformity.

As per the guidelines of UGC, NAAC and the Supreme Court an Anti Sexual Harassment Cell has been established by St Joseph's College to provide a healthy and congenial atmosphere to the staff and students of the College. The functions of the cell are to purely safeguard the rights of female students, faculty and staff members of women and also to provide a platform for listening to complaints. The Cell also tries to incorporate hygiene habits and ensure a healthy atmosphere in and around the college. It tries to equip them with the knowledge of their legal rights and redressal of their grievances. To facilitate speedy delivery of justice, meetings are organized regularly. The counselling cell processes oral and written complaints. Time to time the cell conducts seminars and lectures by specialists and eminent personalities to stop violence against women, sexual harassment at work and about health, hygiene etc.

On the occasion of Women's day the women's cell of St. Joseph's college organized a guest talk on 9th March 2020 for increasing motivation and confidence of female students as well as faculty members. The women's day celebration was indeed a great initiative by the institute to confer love and gratitude for female students and faculty members. It aimed at imparting the values like empowerment and equality which bestowed the sense of appreciation and respect to the entire female fraternity.

Mrs. Geetha Kiran (member of District Child Welfare Office) motivated students for believing in themselves. She also encouraged them to focus on their goals. It was indeed a noble day organized by the institute which served the aim of empowering female which made them feel appreciated and valued.