Women’s rights awareness fortnight from Nov 25

THE GOAN NETWORK | NOVEMBER 24, 2021, 12:31 AM IST

PANAJI
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, on November 25, Goa Women’s Forum will observe a Women’s Rights Awareness Fortnight to highlight the rights & responsibilities of women in tackling the injustice faced by them. The awareness drive which will end on December 10, Human Rights Day will cover the rights of women with regards to domestic violence and sexual harassment among other issues. During the fortnight, GWF will disseminate information with regards to the redressal avenues available at the police stations, block development offices, municipal councils, district collectorate among others as well as the various helplines available. GWF will also reach out to Mahila Mandals, Self-Help Groups (SHGs), faith based groups and Consumer Welfare Clubs (CWCs) to share information on the rights & responsibilities of women.


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