Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai College of Education and Research, Chembur organized a Workshop on “Laws Related to Women” sponsored by ‘National Commission for Women’, New Delhi held on 21st December, 2018.
The Objectives of this Workshop under the sponsorship of ‘National Commission for Women’, New Delhi were
- To create awareness about the laws related to women among student teachers.
- To promote an understanding of the various laws related to women.
- To disseminate knowledge of laws related to women in society.
- To promote respect and observance of the constitutional obligations and gain knowledge of laws related to women.
- To appreciate the laws related to women and empowering those who are denied their rights.
The topics covered in this workshop were as follows:
- Constitution of India mainly, the Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, including Article 32 and Article 226 thereof National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (20 of 1990)
- Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
- Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005.
- The Sexual Harassment o Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act) 2013.
- The Maternity Benefit Act 1961.
- The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971.
- The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956.
- The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994. etc.
The session was fruitful as Mr. Chandrasekhar A. Chakradeo, Assistant Professor, Chembur Sarvankash Shikshanshashtra Mahavidyalaya, Chembur, the resource person for the workshop could meet the participant’s expectations with his expertise. The session was interactive, with sharing of experiences and knowledge of laws related to women. The workshop proved to be a great success with participants requesting to hold more such workshops in near future. The day ended on a positive note with report reading of the whole day’s proceedings and vote of thanks followed by National Anthem. Certificate of Participation were distributed to the participants at the end of the session.