Saturday, December 9, 2023

Gender sensitization and legal awareness programme for Class XI & XII students

Dimapur, September 5: The Nagaland Board of School Education has informed that the National Commission for Women is launching a comprehensive ‘Gender Sensitization and Legal Awareness Programme’ in collaboration with the Educational Boards across India for the students of Class XI and XII’.
Through this programme, the National Commission of Women has shared two booklets, namely ‘Gender Sensitization’ and ‘Laws Relating to Women’ which are both available for download in the NBSE website ( and also from the National Commission for Women website ( The issue of Gender Sensitization has become crucial to understand the sensitive needs of a particular gender. It has become essential to educate the masses on Gender issues so as to instill in every citizen the awareness of being sensitive to the gender issues.
The National Commission for Women plans to conduct an online test based on these booklets for students of Class XI & XII tentatively by 2021. The question paper would consist of 50 MCQ type of questions where 25 questions will be from the booklet on Gender Sensitization and 25 questions on Laws relating to Women. There will be no negative marking.
There will be prize money for the toppers. Certificates will also be issued to all participants and the schools with maximum participants and 70% scores will be awarded a trophy.
The names and contact numbers of all Heads of the Institutions registered with the Board will be forwarded to the National Commission of Women who would be contacting the schools for further details about the online test.
The main idea of the competition is to educate and create awareness among the students on Gender Sensitization and the Laws Relating to Women. All schools have been requested to share these booklets to the students and encourage them to participate in the programme. (Page News Service)