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NATIONAL GIRL CHILD DAY OBSERVED IN KOHIMA

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Along with the rest of the country, Kohima observed National Girl Child Day at Kohima Orphanage & Destitute Home (KODH) on 24th January 2023.

Social Welfare Commissioner and Secretary and Administrator NSSWB Martha R.Ritse IAS addressed on POCSO Act 2012, she briefed that this Act protects children from offenses of sexual assault and harassment and offenders would suffer serious punishment. She also informed the children present there that if they find themselves in such cases they should call the Government provided Number of child helpline1098/181.

Director Tosheli Zhimomi shared the importance of National Girl Child Day where she said that the significant step towards girls seeking to address gender imbalance and discrimination against the girl child.

Earlier, R Juliana Medom Supervisor NSSWB chaired the programme, Children of KODH presented a special number titled 'A million Dreams' and a skit. Additional Director Nokcharenla delivered the vote of thanks.

(Shahlong IA Jakhama)