Girls Islamic Organisation of India
Girls Islamic Organisation of India (GIO) (Hindi: गर्ल्स इस्लामिक ऑर्गनाइजेशन ऑफ इंडिया) (Urdu: گرلس اسلامک آرگنائزیشن آف انڈیا) is a student organisation in India for girls. It is the daughter organisation of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. Girls Islamic Organisation of India (GIO) came to existence under the patronage of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. It releases the potential of womenfolk in moulding the society's future. It also intends to uplift the girls and enhance their power of action and reaction.
|Formation||March 4, 1984|
GIO actively works in various states including Rajasthan, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Kerala And Karnataka.
For a long time, GIO functioned as a part of the Women’s Wing of the JIH local unit. Later, it was established as a full-fledged state level organization.
The GIO prepares female students and young women for the reconstruction of the society in the Divine Light Of Guidance. It aims at the assurance of justice and prosperity without any discrimination of religion and caste, finding solution for the problems affecting girls in the socio-political, moral and cultural zone and refining the girl's value conscious. Girls should have the courage to shoulder the responsibility of handing over the message of truth to the posterity. The main nature of GIO is to function girls on to the grounds of Islam. It also stirs and encourages the creative talents of girls by conducting camps, campaigns and contests. Special focus is given to the campuses. GIO tries to up lift the educational levels of girls, to strengthen them morally and to boost up their talents through its activities.
GIO regularly conducts study classes and public meetings. It organizes campaigns for female students and young women. It organizes cordial meets, Iftaar Meets and Table Talks. The GIO also participates in anti-rape and anti-drugs protests.