Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) organised a legal awareness programme for women in Lower Dibang Valley district on Monday.
The APSCW-sponsored legal awareness programme was conducted by the district administration and NGO AMYAA, which was attended by 175 participants from Dambuk area.
During the programme, Neharika Umbrey from the CWC spoke on parenting skills and basic child rights, advocate Bulia Pulu spoke on the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, SDPO W Ramwa created awareness on drugs and substance abuse, and advocate Rukmini Linggi created awareness on polygamy.
During the session, Vice Chairperson Nabam Yahi Tad said,
Women need to understand that the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act was made to safeguard women against domestic violence and not misuse it for a personal act of revenge.
Tad also advocated discouraging polygamy, and enjoined all to register their marriages.
Tad further emphasised on the need to protect the future generations from the drug menace. She said,
The public and the panchayat leaders must make it a mission to curb the menace in its infancy.
Dambuk EAC Olom Panggeng and AMYAA president RK Paul Chawang also spoke.
"Do Not Misuse Domestic Violence Act For Personal Act Of Revenge…"
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