1751 AXA-DBDS Project: Legal Awareness Session for ladies

Pune, September 2023: The Don Bosco Development Society organized two legal awareness sessions under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by AXA Business Services. 54 ladies participated in these sessions. The details are as follows: 

First session was organized on 25th September 2023 in Sau Shila Salve nagar, Yerwada slum for 18 ladies. Adv Yasmeen was the resource person.

Second session was organized on 26th September 2023 at Ambedkar Nagar slum for 36 ladies. 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.