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By Dr. Syed Ahmed

Imphal: Manipur Muslim Sisterhood (MMS), a face-book forum, organised a felicitation programme on 17 June, 2012 at Oinam in  Imphal West district, Manipur, to commemorate the achievement of Muslim girl students in the recently declared Class X and Class XII  board examinations, and the Manipur MBBS/BDS Entrance Examination, 2012. MMS is a face-book forum of Manipuri Muslims, which  was created in 2012 with the objective of promoting and sustaining ‘women empowerment’ within the Muslim community in Manipur. MMS agendas includes gender issues including women empowerment, confidence building measures, women’s rights and problems, fighting  men’s prejudices (patriarchal domination) and societal, cultural prejudices against women. More than 80 girls were felicitated at the function. (Twocircles.net)

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