Nagaland

Sensitization Program for Girl Child Held at Barail Valley HSS, Jalukie Town

Peren, October 21 (NE): Peren District Administration and District Level Center for Women organized a sensitization program on 21st October, 2019 at Barail Valley Higher Secondary School, Jalukie Town marking the continuous celebration of Girl Child Month in the District Under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP).

Women Welfare Officer, Heiriateilei in her address to the congregation stated that educating the girl child is the sole motives under BBBP to ensure the progress of the girl child in the District. Nutralizing the Girl Child Sex Ratio is given due importance, she added. She further stressed on the protection of children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 which deals with various types of sexual offences and ensure every child is not harassed and make use of the act that work for the safety of Children and sensitizing the school going children is the best forum to ensure the impact of this Act and bring forth in the society. In her address, she also encouraged the whole congregation to work for betterment and be a part to bring a positive change in the days to come.

During the programme, sanitary pads were distributed to all the girls and pen to all the boys so as to maintain gender equality that no men nor women is superior and inferior. Everyone in the society should work hand in hand to bring a change for the better tomorrow.

(News Source: DIPR, BBBP Peren)