Fortnight’s Observation on Elimination of Violence against Women

The Fortnight’s Observation on Elimination of Violence against Women was launched at ‘De Oriental Grand Hotel with Smti. Sano Vamuzo, former Chairperson of NSCW as Chief Guest, with invitees from all women tribal organizations, Women leaders from Churches and different Political Parties from Women Wing on 24th November 2016 with the International theme for 2016- “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All”.

The programme was chaired by Member NSCW, Mrs. Kakheli Jakhalu, and Mrs. Asangla Cholong, Member NSCW welcomed all the participants in the programme. In the introductory speech Dr. Temsula Ao, Chairperson NSCW, about the fortnight long observation, its history and the importance of safe & healthy environment for all girls at educational institutions. Short speeches on the topic were also delivered by Smti. Mezivolu T Therie, NJS, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kohima & Secretary, KDLSA and Shri. S. Saravanan, IPS, I.G. (Crime).

The yearly observations was also initiated in the form of print media to create greater awareness and importance of the observation among the general public, through the apex Tribal Women Hohos in the state by distributing varieties of materials like – booklets, pamphlets, posters, banners etc. for distribution and display in all the District HQs and Sub-divisions in the state.