1638 AXA-DBDS Project: Legal Awareness Session for ladies

Pune, March 2024: The Don Bosco Development Society organized two legal literacy sessions for 45 ladies under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by AXA Business Services. The details are as follows: 

First session was organized on 11th March 2024 at Vidya Nagar slum for 20 ladies. Adv.  Aarti Dhamankar was the resource person. 

Second session was organized on 13th March 2024 at Dutta Nagar slum for 25 ladies. Adv.  Aarti Dhamankar was the resource person. 

The resource person covered following topics: 

Labour Laws

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.