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259 LEGAL AWARENESS TRAINING FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Mar 22, 2018, 9:01 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 9:06 AM ]
Pune, 21-Mar-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized an interactive training session on ‘legal rights under constitution’ for the women in Yeshwant Nagar slum in Pune. The programme was held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

The objective of this programme was to educate women on their legal entitlements and strengthening community solidarity and support. The programme started with the welcome address by Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator - DBDS). Advocate Dattatray Dahinje was the resource person for this programme; in his session he explained the concept of women’s rights, gender equality, domestic violence, divorce, maintenance, sexual harassment at work place, property right etc. He then explained the provisions of laws related to marriage act, inter caste marriage, new amendments in laws, IPC - 302, 420, 498(a), 375,376, 377,354,cyber crime etc. 29 women Participated in this training program. Program ended with vote of thanks by Mrs. Leena Gaikwad (Staff - DBDS).