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Awareness programme for NSAP women beneficiaries held

Nagaland News

Dimapur, March 12: In commemoration of 75 years of India’s Independence (Bharat ka Amrut Mahotsav), an awareness program for women beneficiaries under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) on the theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” was held at Ongpangkong Salang, Mokokchung on March 11, organized by District Welfare Office Mokokchung.
Speaking on the topic “Gender Equality and Women Rights”, guest speaker, Molusen Imchen from MDLSA maintained that basic human rights are provided to every individual irrespective of gender but as social evils and discrimination in society mostly affect women. Therefore, the Government of India has formulated various schemes and laid down laws to assist women.
She also proposed that it is important to create awareness on the subject for a safer society. Guest speaker, Asong Yaden from “SAKHI One Stop Centre” Mokokchung highlighted some of the services provided by the Centre to women in distress.
Earlier in the program, District Welfare Officer, Mokokchung Hebou Rio delivered the welcome address while a vote of thanks was proposed by Sunepwapang, CDPO.
(Page News Service)