Monthly publication to spread awareness on crime against women launched

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By A Staff ReporterIMPHAL June 6: In an endeavor to address the rising crime perpetrated against women in the state, a monthly magazine titled “Nupigee Punshi” has been launched today at GM hall by MLA Th Nandakishore.
The magazine is launched under the aegis of Young Women Help Organization with Arambam Robita,who is also the secretary of the Organization as the editor of the magazine.
The function was also attended by ex-chairperson of Manipur State Commission for Women, Dr Ch Jamini and social worker Laishram Nabakishore.
In the keynote address, Arambam Robita stated that the initiative to launch the magazine was to address and inform the public against the rising violence and crime perpetrated against women.
“We have an aim to spread awareness among the public, especially to the women so that the victims can know how to address the situation and what help can be sought, we have the belief that the crime rate will decreased if awareness is provided through our publication”, she said.
MLA Th Nandakisore in his speech as the chief guest commended the motive behind the inception of the magazine.He stated that the elected legislators need to address the issue of the rampant violence committed to women. He opined that the monetary benefits given to widows under the scheme of the Family Welfare department needs to be increased.
Today’s program saw a full audience mainly comprising of widows and victims of conflict incidents.

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