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Activism Campaign on Violence Against Women and Girls held

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By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2016 9:24 pm
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Dancing with a purpose- young people performing dance with the message of breaking the chains of silence, fear, discrimination and violence.
Dancing with a purpose- young people performing dance with the message of breaking the chains of silence, fear, discrimination and violence.
Street Exhibition of Paintings and Photographs  on the themes Gender Stereotyping and Challenging gender stereotyping in the 21st Century.
Street Exhibition of Paintings and Photographs on the themes Gender Stereotyping and Challenging gender stereotyping in the 21st Century.
The Desert King Entertainment group performing at the awareness raising event
The Desert King Entertainment group performing at the awareness raising event

In observance of the 16 Days Activism Campaign against Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls, a collective of young people from diverse walks of life came together at Old MLA junction, Kohima to protest against Violence Against Women and girls on December 3, stated a press note.
Photographs, paintings and banners conveying messages of gender stereotyping, gender based discrimination and violence against women were displayed along the street which were coupled with music performances on themes of love, peace, harmony and liberation by the Desert King Entertainment group of Kohima.
Considering dance as a symbol of liberation from fear, discrimination, oppression and violence, a group of 55 young people performed dance on the key message of the event ‘Break the chain’. The awareness raising event is said to have been organized by North East Network, Nagaland with the objective of raising wider awareness to the general public to stop violence against women and girls.

 

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By EMN Updated: Dec 04, 2016 9:24:09 pm