Children’s Day by Butterflies

Port Blair, Nov 16: Butterflies organized various programmes on Children’s Day for Adolescent Girls at Little Andaman in collaboration with CIAI- Italy, Dept. of Health, Dept. of Police and Coast Guard with the objective of creating opportunity for empowering adolescents girls. The event was inaugurated by Shri. S. Jaladharan, Tehasildar, Little Andaman. The other important guest of honors graced the occasion were Shri. V. Vaithianathan, Principal GMSSS, Hut Bay, Dr. Sunil, Medical Officer, Shri. Vishal Ram, SHO, Smti. Nishi Nikharya, president CGWWA, Smt. Geeta Rao, Pradhan Hut Bay, Shri. Babul Sarkar, Pradhan Netaji Nagar and Shri. Sino P Kurian, Programme Manager, Butterflies.
The various programmes organized in connection with Children’s day were interisland Sports competitions, Awareness campaigns and rally on girl child issues, Legal awareness programme on Girl Child protection related legistlation and Health awareness session on adolescents issues. Around 150 adolescents girls participated in two days programme organized on 12th and 14th November.
Earlier, Shri. Sino P Kurian, Programme manager addressed the gathering and presented the idea of focusing Girl Child empowerment considering the project focus and the event concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Smt. Ganga Bhavani, Focal person.

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