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Angami women enlightened on human rights, RTI
Published on 18 Dec. 2009 12:04 AM IST
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The Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco, Sechü, Zubza organized an awareness program on ‘Human Rights’ and ‘right to information’ at Sechü Zubza for the Western Angami women on December 15. Women folk from the women presidents, secretaries and women leaders of all the western Angami villagers attended the program. The program was highlighted by Sr. Rensali Yanthan followed by lightning of candle by resource persons Rosemary Dzüvichü, Sr. Annie Inphenat, Guwahati, Sr. Elizabeth Vallyil, Kezevisie-ü Mor, President Western Angami Women Organization (WAWO) and Aba-ü Jünyü, general secretary WAWO. Others who spoke at the programme included Khriezonuo Lhousa joint secretary WAWO and Kedipfe-ü, president, Menguzou Women Organization. Resource person Rosemary Dzüvichü said that one should not develop misconception of rights. According to her, rights mean the right to get what people ought to receive, ought to posses and also right to express with the right treatment and respect. Further she highlighted some government sponsored schemes for the poor and needy such as NHRM, NREGA, SHGs under VDB/RD, SSWAB/ social welfare, horticulture, land resources /soil, information and technology ,department of women, education supply. etc. She also emphasized on women right and its concept briefing the gathering with different approved ACTS passed by the cabinet and its provisions. Sr. Annie Inphenat from Guwahati spoke on the purpose and function of an NGO and its various contributing avenues to the society. She also mentioned about the duties and rights of a woman and the rights of a child which must be respected and informed that vocational training institute at Little Flower School, Kohima was established and managed by Salesian Sister. The vote of thanks was given by Aba-ü Jünyü, general secretary WAWO. The programme was organized in collaboration with Western Angami Women Organization.

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