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Swayangsiddha Sammelan 2018

09/02/2018

Swayangsiddha groups have been formed with 3,862 students. The students are sensitizing their peers in the morning assembly and by putting up posters, write ups in school wall magazine and they are sharing information on human trafficking, Child Rights, ill effects of child marriage and the important helpline numbers with all the students. To give these students a platform to share their experiences as change makers and to provide knowledge on different areas and issues in order to empower them to take their actions forward to the next level, a one-day youth meet ‘Swayangsiddha Sammelan’ was organised on February 9, 2018 at Rabindra Bhawan, Diamond Harbour. Selected schools from Magrahat-I and Falta blocks have participated in the Sammelan. In addition to skit, dance performance, quiz and extempore competition, an interactive session was conducted which was a combination of theatrical moments and participatory discussion on various adolescent issues between experts and students. Around 300 audience including 157 students from 39 selected schools of Magrahat-I and Falta blocks under Diamond Harbour sub-division, 39 teachers and 19 delegates and guests were present in the Swayansiddha Sammelan held at Rabindra Bhawan, Diamond Harbour. Additional District Magistrate (Development), Additional Superintendent of Police, Diamond Harbour police district, District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO), Inspector-in-Charge, Diamond Harbour Police Station, Officer-in-Charge, Diamond Harbour Women Police Station, officials from Diamond Harbour police station and Crime Investigation Department, Bhawani Bhawan , representatives from NGOs like Praajak, Sundarban Bijaynagar Disha, Ebong Aalap, Childline and media representatives like Aajkaal, ETV news, Ei Samay and parents of the students were present to encourage the Swyangsiddha Groups for their initiative and actions to prevent human trafficking and child marriage through mobilizing their peers, parents and community.

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