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323 LEGAL AWARENESS FOR WOMEN IN BHARAT NAGAR SLUM

posted Jun 17, 2018, 8:07 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jun 17, 2018, 8:25 AM ]
12-June-2018, Pune: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized a Legal awareness session for women in Bharat Nagar slum in Pune. 23 women participated in this awareness programme which was held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

The objective of the programme was to empower women with the knowledge on legal matters concerning their personal and family life. Advocate Mrs. Rekha Tingre was the resource person for this programme. She explained laws related to domestic violence, Divorce, maintenance rights, Sexual Harassment at work Place, Property right, matrimonial laws, provisions under sections 302, 420, 498(a), 375,376, 377,354 of Indian Penal Code. She motivated participants to openly discuss their problems and suggested actions on them.

Ms. Nilima Chandhere (Trainer-DBDS) gave vote of thanks at the end of the programme.