NSCW submits draft policy, 2006 before Nagaland Govt

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Kohima, Sep 16 (UNI) The Nagaland State Commission for Women (NSCW) has formally submitted the draft policy, 2006 for women for its speedy approval by the state government.

NSCW chairperson Sano Vamuzo had met Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday and submitted the policy.

The commission in a statement here today said the draft policy had been prepared by the leading women from different fields in the state during a consultative meeting on July 31 last.

Ms Vamuzo, while presenting the policy, lamented that the government had not adopted the mandatory State Policy for Women in the state as per the guidelines of the National Policy for Empowerment of Women, 2001 so far.

Earlier, the commission had twice submitted the policy before the government but was turned down, the statement added.

UNI

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