Awareness prog for women held

TAWANG, Jul 31: Members of various NGOs, including the Women’s Welfare Association, Tawang, besides women officers and officials of various departments of the district attended an awareness programme organized by the women & child development department here on Tuesday.
Addressing the participants, advocate Tsering Norbu spoke on the provisions under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013.
CDPO Dondup Pema informed about the women-centric schemes of the central and state governments, such as the Matru Vanadana Yojana, Dulari Kanya Scheme, Poshan Abhiyan and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
Reiterating the role of women in the family and the society, District Local Complaint Committee chairman Nawang Yuton spoke about sexual harassment at workplace, and requested the women to participate in all activities being undertaken for empowering women. (DIPRO)