1509 AXA CR Week: Legal Awareness Workshop for Women

Chinchwad (Pune): A Legal Literacy Workshop was organized on 23rd June 2022 for the residents of Ram Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 45 women participated in this workshop held under the aegis of corporate responsibility week of AXA Business Services.

Adv Preeti Sathe was the resource person. She covered following topics:

· Protection of Women’s from Domestic Violence Act 2005

· Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act – 1956

· Dowry Prohibition Act – 1961 sec 498 A

· Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of sex selection Act 1994)

· The Criminal law amendment act 2014

Adv Preeti also explained women’s property rights, marriage and personal laws, divorce and provision under law, maintenance, domestic violence, inheritance law, Hindu Marriage Act, Special Marriage Act etc. In the interactive session, the participants received legal advice on their personal and family issues. After the session Sanitary pads were distributed and snacks with tea was served to all.