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NWHD to combat crimes against women
Published on 6 Jul. 2011 12:32 AM IST
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Naga Women Hoho Dimapur, has resolved to combat against rampant rape and murder of women and minor girls in the district by coming out with a set of resolutions adopted at their July 3 emergency meeting held in the NWHD office.
NWHD general secretary Mrs.Liangsi Niumai John in a statement, said the meeting adopted the resolutions as means to sensitive and inform respective units affiliated to NWHD and the general public. Among the resolutions included: Submission of a memorandum to the state Governor through the DC Dimapur with copies to the chief minister and department involved.
The NWHD has advised all women(young and old) to dress “modestly and decently” with warning that it will take suitable action if any wore “indecent dress”.
That any case of rape or murder of girls or women and any other sexual acts or violence against women and minor girls of any community or tribe or village is to be informed to the NWHD “immediately in writing or through phone.”
NWHD affirms full cooperation and assistance to innocent victims with protection and other facilities “provided such victim is proved to be innocent.”
It also resolved that on no account, should victims and family members compromise or settle the cases against the accused without the knowledge of the NWHD otherwise any such settlement would be “invalid” and that it will also take action against those defaulters.
NWHD also resolved to ban sale of pornographic films including Korean movies in the form of CDs or any other device.It said viewing such films has encouraged youths to indulge in illicit affairs while boys forming street gangs.NWHD warned that it will impose a fine of Rs.5000 on any found selling or watching such banned materials.
NWHD also resolved that any female and bonafide resident of Dimapur district who wants to work outside Nagaland in response to advertisements by private companies or agencies etc from outside Nagaland, must inform it. NWHD said this was to prevent young women and girls from being trafficked and exploited.

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