Participants during the awareness programme under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao held at Liangmai Baptist Phumling Church, Samziuram on October 20. (DIPR Photo)
Peren, October 21 (MExN): To promote the fulfillment of the girl’s rights, girl’s education and girl’s empowerment, an awareness programme under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) was organized on October 20 at Liangmai Baptist Phumling Church, Samziuram.
The awareness programme was initiated by Peren District Administration in collaboration with District Level Centre for Women-Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK), Peren.
As per DIPR report, resource person, District Coordinator (MSK), Kiziupeululie highlighted the scopes and functions of BBBP, OSC, Women Helpline-181 and Childline-1098.
She also stressed on the importance of providing the girl child with proper education and urged them to be aware or make use of the helpline which are set up for women and children. In order to empower women, any kind of crime against women is to be rooted out, Kiziupeululie added.
District Coordinator MSK, Lungngaulie stressed on gender equality where she said equal rights and opportunity should be given to both male and female. She also mentioned that girls nowadays are “showing great excellence in all the distinct fields and are no less than men in any sector.” Lungngaulie called upon all the children to come forward and focus more in the field of education.
Altogether 300 children attended the programme, which was conducted in continuation of the celebration of Girl Child Month.