Phek women observe International Women’s Day
Phek, March 9
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Phek District Legal Services Authority and members of the Chakhesang Mothers’ Association, Phek Area Mothers’ Association and Emmanuel Hospital Association observed International Women’s Day in Phek town on March 8.Chairman of the District Legal Services Authority, GH Ramlia addressed the gathering. She said that women should not be ‘behind’ the initiative for empowerment of women, but should be initiated by them for women, creating awareness to achieve the principle of women liberation.
During the program, secretary of Phek District Legal Services Authority Somet C Chang spoke about the significance of International Women’s day and women empowerment. Rukuvolu Vero highlighted various statues such as the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005. District Coordinator for EMA Kevesa highlighted the social status of women in the society.