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Public sensitised on violence against women in districts

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By EMN Updated: Dec 06, 2013 12:46 am
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DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 5

Zunheboto: The forth night observation on elimination of violence against women was held on December 5 at centre point Zunheboto. The programme was organised by Sumi Totimi Hoho and sponsored by Nagaland State Commission for Women. Short speeches were made by SDO(C) Kikumsangla, president SKK Holuvi and Advocate Akato Yeptho. Keynote address made by STH president Kitoli Naje, Kotoli Chishi, secretary STH chaired the programme, special number presented by Female Voice ZTSBC and invocation by associate pastor women, Kaheli SBCZ. The programme concluded with mass prayer.
Phek: In commemorating the Fortnight Observation on Elimination of Violence against Women under the aegis of Nagaland State Commission for Women, a one day observation based on the theme “From peace in the home to peace in the world” was held at Clock Tower Phek on December 4 with Rev. D.N. Soho, President Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) as the main speaker.
Speaking on the theme, he declared that ‘violence started at home due to lack of proper guidance and negligence of education’. Rev. Soho also stated most violence occurred during festive season like Christmas and New year where people enjoyed physically and not Spiritually.
Citing the Bible verse Galatian 3:28, which declared Women are equal to men, Rev. Soho said the born of Jesus Christ paved the way that women are equal to men in every field of life. He challenges the gathering to work voluntarily for the upliftment of peace in our society.
The programme was chaired by ZaposheluVenuh, President Chakhesang Mothers’ Association (CMA) and the invocation was proposed by Moze Nyekha and Neichülo-u, Headmistress GHS Phek Village exhorts the gathering. Women Leaders from different Churches, Phek Town Chambers of Commerce, NGOs attended the programme.
Jalukie: Fortnight Observation on Elimination of Violence Against Women was held at Jalukie town, Zeliangrong Baudi Hall on December 4, organised by Zeliangrong Mipui (Women) Organisation Peren district, sponsored by Nagaland State Commission for Women. The programme was chaired by Tasiliu, joint secretary ZMO and invocation prayer was pronounced by Igumpeule, women leader Jalukie Town Local Baptist Church.
The special song presented by Samziuram Village, Women Society and exhortation by Imsong Meren, SDO Cilvil Jalukie in his speech he expressed appreciation to organised such Women seminar he also said what every you learned put into practice and built your home beautiful an your society he also shared referred from book of Psalm. 193:14 the God created Women wonderfully and beautifully old saying educate a Men is educating individual but educated a Women is Educating a family. The Vote of thank was deliver by Zaisi Ramlia Secretary ZMO.
The resource person Inchang Advocate spoke on the topic “Statutory Rights of Women” and the protection of women from domestic Violence act, Rape in the Indian Cade under section 375, know your rights (in case of arrest ) more than two hundred women attended the programme.
Tuensang: Launching of fortnight observation held on December 3 at Chang Khulei Setshang Conference hall Tuensang town, chaired by C. Anti Chang Gen/Secretary Changsao Thangjam Setshang CTS.
Nikeseno EAC Tuensang attended as the Chief Guest. She delivered the message to the gathering that the rights of the women should be start from home itself and also the institution shall promote the same.
The chief guest at last proclaim that the “we demand the women rights not because by being women but by being human’ The Deputy SP Lanu Aier also added that the records of the women harassment since last ten years is only ten cases and nine cases are of rape case which shows that, either the women of Tuensang is safe or they don’t come forward for seeking help.
The seminar ended up with a vote of thanks from Nyimag Chang exe/member CTS followed by a mass prayer.

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By EMN Updated: Dec 06, 2013 12:46:29 am