Dimapur, June 15: Mahila Shakti Kendra along with DTF BBBP celebrated Girl Child Week on the theme ‘Empowering girls for a brighter tomorrow’ at Government Middle School, Block Longleng on June 13. The main objective of the celebration was to make the girl child aware of her rights and facts of life and to address the girl child issues associated to their health, respect, education, nutrition etc.
GMS, Block Headmaster, K. Phaulem appreciated the DTF, BBBP & MSK Longleng for organizing the programme and added that it was the first program conducted exclusively for girl students in their school. He encouraged the girl students to be confident and stand for their rights, and also to take such program as an opportunity for the welfare of the girl students.
Tutinungla Phom, District coordinator, gave a brief introduction on Girl Child Week celebration, while Phungla Phom, WWO MSK Longleng felicitated outstanding girl students with certificate and gift hampers.
After the programme, a special session was conducted where the girl students were given opportunities to explore their talent.
To support towards the initiative program under ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’, gift hampers were given to all the girl students who attended the programme. (Page News Service)