Girl Child Week celebrated at Longleng

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Celebration of the week-long Girl Child Week culminated at Longleng on 10th May 2019. (DPRO Longleng)

Dimapur, May 13: Celebration of the week-long Girl Child Week culminated at Longleng. It was observed under the theme “empowering girls for a brighter tomorrow” at St. Joseph’s School, Phom Lempong School Longleng & Tamlu Village respectively on May 9&10. The main objective of the celebration was to spread awareness on girl child rights and facts of life and to address the girl child issues associated to their health, education, nutrition etc. The program was jointly organized by the Mahila Shakti Kendra along with DTF BBBP & OSC Longleng.
Phungla Phom, Women Welfare Officer MSK Longleng stressed on the importance of girl child rights and encouraged them to fight against all odds and become a woman with dignity. Importance on girl child issues & needs was also discussed. OSC Administrator, Henchem Phom highlighted on the functioning of OSC and the services provided under the Scheme.
After the programme, ice breaking session was held where the girl students were given opportunities to explore their talent. This was done to make one realize their potentials and take the right decision for their future career. Gift hamper were given to all the girls students who attended the programme.
(Page News Service)