HALFLONG, May 8: An awareness programme and rally on Crime against Women, Girls and Children was held on Monday at Thaijuwari community hall in Thaijuwari few kilometers away from Haflong. The programme was jointly organized by All Dimasa Students Union, Dima Hasao District Committee, Mahila Samities , Self Help Groups and NGOs.
The main objective of the programme was to aware the people on increasing numbers of crime against women, girls and child and to encourage them to raise voice against crime on women and girl such as domestic violence, molestation, rape etc.
During the programme how to prevent such crime and to act on such situation was discussed in details and recent incident of Maibang, where a girl was attempted to rape was recalled and condemned. Earlier in this connection, a rally was also taken out in protest against the crimes committed against women, and children and demanded to punishment to all the culprits involved in such crimes.
The programme was largely attended by women group, leaders and members of the organizers, students and general public.