Imphal, Aug 1,
Ereipak Enaat Chanura Loinasillon (EECHAL), Imphal today decries the raising crime against women and children in the state of Manipur.
“ At first we were worried that the sanctity of the Manipuri women and the children would have been spoiled with the influx of outsider after being merged to India, but we are shocked to learn that more crime on women and children are being committed from our own people”, T. Ibemcha, President EECHAL said, while talking to media persons at te sideline of its 14th Foundation Day function held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compund.
“What is more concern is the atrocities and harassment committed from our brothers and even from women community towards our women and children”, she said.
Expressing shocked to the incident where a minor girl Babysana was found dead in suspicious manner, Ibemcha said that government inability to show a single clue on the cause of the dead of Babysana is an insult to all the womenfolk of the state. Earlier, we had struggled lot fighting for justice of rape victims by armed forces who entered the state , now we are fighting against our own people as the government now had forgotten to show respect to the dignity of women and children of the state.
Ereipak Enaat Chanura Loinasillon (EECHAL) was borne to fight for the rights of the women folk of the region. Since its birth the organization has been voicing against all form of crimes committed to women.
The 14th Foundation Day held today at Lamyanba Shanglen was also attended by Ph. Shakhi, President of AMKIL, TH. Ramani. President of Nupi Samaj, S. Momon Leima , President of All Manipur Tammi Chingmi Apunba Lup, Rose Mangsi Haokip, Advisor Kuki Mothers’ Union, Manipur, Atompui Kamei, President KAMA, Aribam Sitara Begum , President All Manipur Muslim Women Development Association etc.
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