1659 AXA-DBDS Project: Legal Awareness Session for ladies

Pune, February 2023: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) organized a legal awareness session on 24th February 2023 for ladies residing in Phule Nagar slum in Chinchwad. 23 women participated in this awareness session held under the aegis of ‘Health care and Sustainable Environment Project’’ supported by AXA Business Services. The objective of the programme was to educate women on their rights and remedies. Adv Preeti Sathe was the resource person. 

The resource persons 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.