Children's conference seeks to spread awareness about HIV-AIDS in Nagaland

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Dimapur, Jan 26 (ANI): A three-day children's conference was held here recently to spread awareness about HIV-AIDS, and other problems.

In an initiative to mould lives of young children in Dimapur, a conference was organized to spread awareness about various social problems that they face.

Over 1300 young people between 8-14 years participated in a three-day long Children's Conference at Dimapur District Sport Council Stadium organized by the King's Kids International.

Children representing different Churches, denominations, cultures and distant locations came together at one single platform to participate in the event.he event aimed at spreading awareness among the children about drug abuse, HIV- AIDS, relationships and puberty.

Nearly 90 delegates from outside India participated in the event as well. They spent time with children providing them exposure to foreign methods and cultures.

"I feel really luck and its such a great chance to be a part of it. After I get back from this conference, I will be able to become a lot better person and will be able to contribute lot to society, said Chubaren, a participant,

"I have attended two workshops and from that I have seen that 1st workshop was how to hear gods voice and then it was mostly to help children handle personal relationships. 2nd workshop was meant for teenagers and it was mostly with dating, so I think that present situation it is very beneficial to talk about consequence of HIV and pregnancy," said Thejaseno, a teacher.

Students were divided in large groups and workshops, fun activities, object lessons, testimonies and presentations were conducted for imparting information.

Singing and dancing performances added an element of festivity.he event also indirectly aimed at spreading the message of peace and unity in the state.

"I think first of all it does really bring children closer to Jesus and share with them about Jesus. To bring them to kingdom of God. But another reason is that we bring children from all regions and tribes together to be in unity as one body," said Barbara, of Switzerland.

A large number of children bonded at the event ignoring differences of caste, creed and ethnicity to work towards building violence free and a just society in the future. By Peter Chachei (ANI)

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