KATHMANDU: Zonta Club Kathmandu organised an awareness programme in association with the women's wing of the Armed Police Force, and Ncell as part of the 16 Days of Activism on Gender-Based Violence programme on Sunday.
APF Additional Inspector General (AIG) Chandra Prakash Gautam was the chief guest at the event, which saw the participation of women from all 32 wards of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, along with female personnel of APF and Zonta club members. The programme featured a skit to raise different issues faced by women. There was also a discussion of legal rights for women in Nepal. Yashmine Bhattarai from Ncell briefed the participants on information security within and outside an organisation to raise awareness about cyber security.
As part of the 16 days of activism on GBV, Zonta Club of Kathmandu is also showcasing four different videos on child marriage, domestic violence, office harassment, and sexual abuse on public transportation in 31 screens of QFX cinemas in 13 locations. The members of the youth wing of Zonta - Z and Golden Z club from Sanskriti International School, NAMI College, and Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management are sharing their voices to raise awareness about GBV on the different social media platforms of Zonta Club of Kathmandu.
"Our campaign will not be limited to 16 days only," said Zonta Club of Kathmandu President Ava Shah and added, "It will continue for 16 days, 16 weeks, 16 months and move ahead until the violence against women and children is gone."