Nagaland

Awareness Program under BBBP held at Samziuram

Peren, October 20 (NE): To promote the fulfilment of the girl’s rights, girl’s education and girl’s empowerment, an awareness programme on girl child rights under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) was organized on 20th October 2019 at Liangmai Baptist Phumling Church, Samziu ram.

The awareness programme was initiated by Peren District Administration in collaboration with District Level Centre for Women-Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK), Peren.
Speaking on the occasion as resource person, District Coordinator (MSK), Kiziupeululie highlighted the scopes and functions of BBBP, OSC, Women Helpline-181 and Childline-1098. She also stressed on the importance of providing the girl child with proper education and urged them to be aware or make use of the helpline which are set up for women and children. In order to empower women, any type of crime against women is to be rooted out, Kiziupeululie added.

District Coordinator MSK, Lungngaulie in her short address stressed on gender equality where she said equal rights and opportunity has to be given to both male and female. She also mentioned that girls nowadays are showing great excellence in all the distinct fields and are no less than men in any sector, therefore Lungngaulie called upon all the children to come forward and focus more in the field of education.

The programme ended with light refreshment where 300 children’s attended the events. The program was conducted in continuation of the celebration of Girl Child Month.

(News Source: DIPR)