Shillong, May 25: The tiol Commission for Women organised an Interactive Meeting of the State Commissions for Women in New Delhi today with a view to strengthening the process of NCW’s networking with State Commissions for Women and to gain from each other’s experience.
The primary mandate of the tiol Commission for Women and State Commissions for Women Commission is to safeguard and protect the interests of women. It has wide responsibility covering almost all aspects of women development.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairperson NCW Lalitha Kumaramangalam reiterated on the need for strengthening the process of NCW’s networking with State Commissions and to gain from each other’s experiences. Rekha Sharma, Member, NCW, in her address, emphasized on the need of setting up of women’s hostels in the States.
Sushma Sahu, Member, NCW addressing gathering raised the issue of Acid Attack and implementation of Supreme Court guidelines on ban of unregulated sale of acid. Alok Rawat, Member, NCW pointed out the problems and issues of women and girls from the North east who migrate to cities for employment and studies.
The meeting was attended by Chairpersons, Members and Member secretaries of various State Commissions for Women.