Dimapur, October 30: To promote girl’s education and to bring awareness on various helpline services available, Peren District administration in collaboration with District Level Centre for Women-MSK organized an awareness programme under Beti Bacha Beti Padhao (BBBP) on October 25 at Government Middle School Sector ‘C’ and Kiriath Jearim Mission School Samziuram, Jalukie to mark the completion of 1st year anniversary of BBBP-Peren district.
District coordinator-MSK, Lungngaulie while addressing the gathering stressed on BBBP, OSC and POCSO Act 2012. She also spoke on the importance of education for every girl child.
District coordinator-MSK, Kiziupeululie also spoke on the Women Helpline-181 and Child Helpline-1098 which is an emergency 24×7 national toll free helpline service to address issues related to children and women who are abused and are in need of protection and attention. She urged the women and the children to make use of the helpline services.
Meanwhile, sensitization programme for ASHAs and Anganwadi workers was also organized by Peren District administration in collaboration with District Level Centre for women-MSK at Tening town with Medical Officer, PHC Tening, Dr Nuksung as the resource person. Dr Nuksung spoke on institutional deliveries, birth registration and women centric schemes.
The programme was chaired by Women Welfare Officer (MSK), Heiriateilie where she highlighted to the participants about the roles and functions of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) and Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK).
(Page News Service)