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506 LEGAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Feb 14, 2019, 10:42 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 14, 2019, 10:42 AM ]
11-Feb-2019, Koregaon Park (Pune): The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized a Legal Awareness workshop for the Self-Help Group women from the Vrindavan Nagar slum in Pune. 22 women participated in this programme held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Ms. Priya Sonwane (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the participants and resource person. Advocate Yogini Gaikwad was the resource person. She explained the women’s rights in marriage, Property rights, act of divorce and their features, maintenance Act, Old age maintenance Act, Domestic violence, Inter caste Marriage Act, New amendments in law, the sexual harassment of women at workplace Act 2013, dowry Prohibition act, daughter’s rights in Hindu succession Act etc. Participants actively participated and asked question about their problems. The questions were all satisfactorily answered by the resource person. Program ended with vote of thank by Ms. Nilima Chandhere (Staff- DBDS).