IMPHAL: The Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW), D.C Office complex, has issued a notification regarding a state level online essay competition on the theme of “Customary Laws, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse; A high voltage for domestic violence in northeast India”.
In the notification, the MSCW conveyed that the commission was constituted on September 15, 2006, as a statutory body at the State level, in pursuance of the MSCW Act 2006 to safeguard the interests of women. Its mandate is very wide covering almost all aspects of women’s development.
In view of the present Covid-19 pandemic across the nation and increasing domestic violence in northeast states of India the body is organizing a state level online essay competition. The competition intended to empower the women of the NE States and a platform to build up gender equality across the country and showcasing their thought provoking ideas into realities.
The submission guidelines are namely, all the essays must be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, words limits; 1500-2000 words, language; English, Bengali, Meitei Mayek. It was informed that the essay must be in pdf format only, no registration fee. The eligibility of the contestants will be college/university/research students, human rights activities, civil society organization and social activists. The last date of submission will be on September 13, 2020.
The first prize will be awarding Rs. 10,000, second prize: Rs. 7,000 and third prize Rs. 5,000 along with each certificate to all winners. For any detail please visit Facebook page; Manipur State Commission for Women or contact 7005370147/9366923745, added Chairperson of MSCW Professor Dr. Meinam Binota.