Chizami commemorates International Day for Elimination of violence against women

BY | Saturday, 25 November, 2023

Along with the rest of the world, the District Administration, Sakhi OSC, DHEW in collaboration with Chizami Village Women Society, NEN (North East Network) Chizami, observed the International Day for Elimination of violence against women and 16 days of activism against gender based violence on November 25.

The event was held at the Chizami Village Council Hall under the universal theme: “ Unite! Invest to prevent violence against women and girls”.

A solidarity walk followed by a formal programme was held with an invocation pronounced by Teweu Mero, Women Pastor, Chizami Village Baptist Church. Short speeches on the Theme were shared by Jitsiasa Nyusou, Centre Administrator, Sakhi OSC and Wekoweu Tsühah, State Coordinator, NEN. Veposelu Naroh highlighted on the roles of District Hub for Empowerment of women followed by awareness on the services of Sakhi OSC, 181 and legal rights of women was shared by Methseü Divina Therie, Case Worker, Sakhi OSC.

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The vote of thanks was pronounced by Jopokuyi Nyekha, Office Assistant, Sakhi OSC. A total number of 350 Attendees  from various village women societies under Chizami Block: Chizami Village; Chizami Town; Sumi; Musulumi; Enhulumi; Thetsümi attended the observance. Apele Tsuhah, Chairperson, Chizami Village Women Society pronounced the benediction.The Programme was chaired by Vilazono, Project Lead, NEN, Chizami.

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