An awareness lecture on violence against women organized by the Security Force – Jaffna (SF – J) was held at Chavakachcheri Cultural centre on Sunday (09) afternoon to mark the International Women’s Day. Rights and responsibilities of women and legal protection for women against violence were among the topics of the lecture delivered by Sub Inspector M. Nitharsan of Thelippalai Police Station. The lecture was organized by Commanding Officer 7th Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps Major Chandrika Rajaguru with coordination of the 523 Brigade. Nearly 350 women in the 52 Division area attended the lecture.
Meanwhile, with coordination of the 521 Brigade, 19th Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) offered lunch to 60 inmates of the female and children’s wards of Manthikai hospital the same day.