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Girls Independent Company to fight against female feticide
Published on 28 Aug. 2009 12:42 AM IST
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A pledge ceremony on ‘Female Feticide’ was organized by 66 Nagaland Girls Independent Company NCC, Kohima on August 15. According to a defence release, at least 50 girl cadets of both senior and junior wing took part in the pledge ceremony. The release further stated that the aim of the pledge ceremony was to discourage the practice of indulging in female feticide and social evil of selective sex determination in all its form. The cadets also pledged to ensure that the girl child were given her due status in society and pledged to fight this social evil to the best of their ability. Meanwhile, an exclusive twelve days first aid camp for the cadets of 66 Nagaland Girls (I) Company NCC was conducted by the Zakhama based 154 General Hospital from July 27 to August 7. According to a defence release, the girls cadets in the camp were imparted training on various aspects of first aid activities, including CPR, application of various splints, bandages and transportation of causalities with improvised stretchers, etc. A detailed training capsule had been designed by the military hospital authorities to impart the latest techniques of first aid handling which goes a long way to save precious lives in the wake of accidents and disaster. The camp saw real enthusiasm from the girl cadets to pick up the finer aspects being demonstrated by the specialized staff of the hospital. On completion of the camp the cadets were awarded certificates each by the GH.

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