Dimapur, January 22: The National Girl Child Day and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week under the theme “Empower the Girl Child by educating her” was observed at GHSS Pfutsero on January 21 with SDPO Pfutsero, IPS Aotula Imchen and Director CWWS Vechulou Kanuo as the theme speakers.
Aotula, speaking on the topic ‘Empowering the girl child through education’ said that Naga society, when it comes to respecting men and women, in many sense is very equal. She said that Naga society is performing better compared to others and added that irrespective of being a girl child or a boy child, if we want to make an impact in the society or achieve anything in life, the basic start is education. She also stressed on the importance of educating a girl child.
Vechulou Kanuo speaking on the topic ‘Promoting gender equality in the family and society’ said that gender equality is the stage of equal access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender. She said that gender equality is not human rights but it is a foundation for peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
The programme was chaired by principal GHSS Pfutsero, Vechikhoyi Lohe. Keynote address was delivered by ADC Pfutsero, Zeneikhonuo Vimero.
(Page News Service)