This International Day of the Girl Child, themed “Our Time is Now: Equality Freedom Rights”, we aim to strengthen our commitment towards gender equality through campaigns across six districts of Assam: Darrang, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Kamrup, Sonitpur and Udalguri. NEN created space in district schools for all girls and boys to express their viewpoints on equality, rights and freedom.
The campaign was organised in Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Bidyapith, Darrang; Dhemaji Town High School, Dhemaji; পণ্ডিত হেমচন্দ্ৰ গোস্বামী বিদ্যাপীঠ, দৈগ্ৰোং, Golaghat; Dahali Karki High School, Kamrup; Dharikati Missing Madhya Engraji Vidyalaya, Sonitpur and Phulabari Uccha Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Udalguri. Different mediums like poetry, prose, slogans and artworks were used to express the visions of the youth. Community mobilisers and youth collectives of NEN also explained the significance of the #DayoftheGirl during the campaign. It served as another platform for ongoing discussions on gender equality in schools.
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