From our Staff Correspondent
Shillong, March 2: The Meghalaya State Commission for Women, in collaboration with the Office of the District Social Welfare Officer, North Garo Hills, Resubelpara, today organized a sensitization programme for parents on Persol Safety Education of children at SGSY Hall, Resubelpara. Theilin Phanbuh, Chairperson, Meghalaya State Commission for Women and members Iadalin Tariang, Rebi Subba and Annie Sohtun attended the programme.
The programme is being organized to mark the celebration of the Intertiol Women’s Week which is being observed from March 1 to March 8 under the theme “Press for Progress”. Speaking on the occasion, Phanbuh spoke about persol safety education where parents were empowered with necessary knowledge and skills to educate their children and prevent them from sexual abuse. She urged them to seek help and report if any input of abuse occurs to the concern authorities, so that prompt action may be taken against the abuser. Resource persons from Faith Foundation, working on child sexual abuse interacted with the gathering on the issue. Also, they were given activities to demonstrate their role as parents and share their experiences.