Aizawl: Self Defense Scheme for Girls under RMSA for Champhai District has been launched today. Under the scheme, which covers all the girl students of all the Government High Schools in the District, shall be instructed Taekwondo.
The initiative shall kick-start from new academic session.
DEO and DPC RMSA C.Rodala launched the scheme at a function held for the purpose at Govt. GM High School.
Self Defence Scheme for Girls has been introduced by the government due to high incidence of rape in the country, C.Rodala said, expressing hope that the girl students would make the most use of the scheme.
C.Lalremliana, District Child Welfare Committee Member, who also spoke on the occasion underlined the need to do away with the practices of people in the State hiding rape incidents and also agreement over money for fear of shame but ignoring justice for the victims.