Awareness programme regarding violence against Women Held at Shopian
Jammu Links News12/4/2022

SHOPIAN: In a continuous bid to carry out the awareness with regard to importance of gender equality, NRLM Shopian in collaboration with DLSA, MSK, ICPS, OSC held an awareness programme at Shopian

in support of the United Nations and MORD's theme "UNITE, Activism against gender Violence".

The month long campaign has been divided into different activity based schedules which will be carried at Village Level Organizations, Cluster Level federations, Block Mission Management Units and then at District Mission Management Unit of National Rural Livelihoods Mission Shopian.

Among others, the function was attended by staff of District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Shopian, Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) Shopian, Mahila Shakti Kendar (MSK) Shopian, One Stop Center (OSC) and NRLM (UMEED).

Resource persons of collaborating departments provided their information to SHG members and shared their supporting structure by which any type of women violence which gets identified, will be dealt in a well-structured manner.

On this occasion , representatives from MSK Shopian provided a brief preview of their department's women centric services and finally shared the help line number, 181, where girls as well as women can dial and share their grievances for proper redressal, while as team of ICPS Shopian highlighted about their inclusive role of providing their services to teenage girls and also to disintegrated children who are directly or indirectly being affected by gender violence in their homes or in their society.

Further the MSK assured their full support in terms of counseling, linkage through one stop center (OSC) which is operational in the district to address the day to day issues of women.

Threadbare discussions were carried by the representatives from the DLSA Shopian who assured the participants that legal free services in any form could be availed from their side and particularly to women folk.

DPM FI NRLM Mr Irfan Basheer carried a gender pledge to have a safety net onboard at each community based organization of NRLM Shopian while as Uzma Mehraj, DPM Livelihood Mission provided Vote of thanks to the participating guests from different line departments.

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