Prog on women- and child-friendly acts held

RUMGONG, Aug 6: Members of SHGs, public and anganwadi centres were sensitized to various women- and children- friendly laws during an awareness programme held here in Siang district on 3 August.
The programme focused on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, which protect women and children from domestic violence, maltreatment, sexual abuse, and harassment.
The government has enacted the laws to tackle the increasing incidents of crimes against women and children, and protect them from such crimes, said Omang Tangu from the women & child development department.
Rumgong CDPO Jumde Gamlin urged the participants to actively participate in checking unlawful activities in the society. Riga CDPO Lenzing Tagi highlighted the provisions of both the acts through a PowerPoint presentation.
Among others, Pangin CDPO Omang Tangu, the Rumgong CHC MO in-charge, and the Rumgong PS OC attended the programme. (DIPRO)