TAWANG, July 31: A one-day awareness cum sensitization programme for women folk of Tawang district was organized by the Department of Women and Child Development, Tawang at the DC office on Tuesday.
Advocate Tsering Norbu spoke at length on various provisions under the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005’ and ‘Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2013’ on the day. CDPO Tawang Dondup Pema also enlightened the participants on the various Women centric schemes rolled out by the Central and State Government viz. Pradhan Mantri Matru Vanadana Yojana, Dulari Kanya Scheme, Poshan Abhiyan and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
Reiterating on the role of women in raising a family in particular and in the development of society as a whole, social worker and chairman of the District Local Complaint Committee Nawang Yuton requested the women folk to come out of their shell and participate in all activities being undertaken towards women empowerment.