Seva Kendra Miao Organizes Training on Human Rights
15th July, Seva Kendra Arunachal (East), Miao: Seva Kendra Miao organized a Training on Human Rights at Shangkhedong Village on 9 and 10 June 2013.
Mr. Pisi Jowing Singpho, the Chief Editor of The Miao Times was the main resource person for the two day programme, together with Sr. Rosamma, the Women Co-0rdinator and Mr. Bennyson, the Programme Coordinator.
There were about 50 participants for the training programme. The Villagers asked for Mr.Pisi Jowing many relevant questions. They showed a great interest to know what their rights are. Mr. Jowing also informed the participants about the various government facilities available for them. He also asked them many questions to know if they are aware of the many existing problems in their village. The participants pointed out the lack of marketing facility, no proper health care facility, no encouragement to Students and many more existing problems in their village. Mr. Jowing explained to the participants the universal declaration of human right in 1948. After the Lunch break there was a general discussion about the scheme available for the basic needs, The schemes available for the students, For women, For education, For health, and For protection.
The Second day session began at 10:30 after Sunday mass. Mr. Bennyson and Sr. Rosamma, the main resource persons for the day, explained to the participants about the Special right of women, Right to the environment, Right to vote, Right to property, and Right to reside and migrate.
The participants said, they were ignorant about the government scheme available for them. But now they are aware of their rights, thanks to this training.