1613 DBDS-AXA PROJECT: Legal Awareness Session for Women
Pune, November 2022: The Don Bosco Development Society organized two legal awareness sessions for 48 women under the aegis of “Health Care and Sustainable Environment” Project supported by AXA business services. The details are as follows:
First session was held on 4th November 2022 at Indira Nagar slum. Adv Preeti Sathe was the resource person. 20 women participated in this session.
Second session was held on 5th November 2022 at Ajanta Nagar slum. Adv Preeti Sathe was the resource person. 28 women participated in this session.
The resource persons covered following topics:
Protection of Women’s from Domestic Violence Act 2005
Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act – 1956
Dowry Prohibition Act – 1961 sec 498 A
The Criminal law amendment act 2014
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012
Few participants also discussed their problems and were guided accordingly by the resource person. The resource persons also encouraged women to speak-up their problems and act collectively.