Women and girl child awareness programme held in Peren
Dimapur, May 5 (EMN): Sakhi- One Stop Centre, Peren, in collaboration with Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK), conducted an awareness programme on Women Helpline (181), POCSO Act 2012 and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao on May 3 at the Lydia Centre, Peren town.
The programme was chaired by Grace, OSC counsellor, wherein she encouraged the participants to memorise the emergency numbers which would come handy in day-to-day life.
Heiriateilei, MSK District Welfare Officer, spoke on various schemes for women and girl child available in Peren district, POCSO Act 2012, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and emphasised on 10 legal rights for women.
Peheilusile Haisobe, OSC case worker, spoke on how to avail the services from Sakhi- One Stop Centre and Women Helpline (181). She also encouraged the women and girls to avail the benefits and stand for their rights.