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751 LEGAL AWARENESS SESSION FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Sep 17, 2019, 10:17 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 17, 2019, 10:18 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 10-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Pune, organized a legal awareness training session for the women residing in Wadar Wasti slum in Pune. 22 women participated in this event which was held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Advocate Yasmeem Shaikh was the resource person. She explained the procedure to register complaints in a police station. She also educated them on various clauses of Indian laws related to women’s rights, gender equality, domestic violence, divorce and general rights of women as an individual. Sections of IPC - 302, 420, 498(a) were discussed in detail. Some of the participants shared their domestic problems and resource person suggested legal remedy of their problems. Program ended with the vote of thanks by Mrs Priya Sonawane (Staff-DBDS).