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NMA condemns violence against women

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Dimapur, October 1: The Naga Mothers Association (NMA) has condemned the incident of rape and brutal violence on a woman from Ngwalwa Village, Peren by the accused namely Benjamin Terieng on September 7 night.
The NMA call uponed the law enforcing agencies to take the severest action on the accused as per the law and no bail be granted .
The NMA further condemned the rise of sexual violence against women and children in the state.
It also condemned the recent incident of child molestation at a school in Tuensang by the headmaster namely VJ Jose of Holy Angel School on September 19 and that action be taken as per the POSCO Act on the arrested accused.
The NMA demanded that all schools and colleges must set up the Sexual Harrassment Committee to initiate legal action on cases of harassment and sexual violence in their institutions, which is on the rise and such cases being covered up by school authorities without legal action is highly questionable and allows the predator to roam freely and repeat offences on other children and young students.
It also condemned the violence against one of Naga daughters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on the night of September 25 by the owner identified as one Mohsin of Galaxy Spa, Sindhu Bhavan Marg.
It said severest action must be taken against the proprietor of the Spa and action be taken based on the FIR filed.
It also stood in solidarity with ZMO and rest of all the Civil societies who have come forth to voice out for justice.
(Page News Service)

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