SEMINAR ON SECURITIES FOR COLLEGE GOING GIRLS AND THEIR LEGAL RIGHTS

Speaker: Adv. Aarati A. Tayde

Position: Asst. Professor at ILS Law College, Pune

Date: 30th June 2019

“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself and there I take my stand”

– Susan B. Anthony (American Social reformer and women rights activist)

With this objective a seminar was conducted to create awareness among girl students about their safety and security while dealing with society. She explained various legal norms of Indian Penal Code, 1860 for various offences, their provision and measures. She also discussed major cases, happened in India, like Mathura’s Case, Bhanwari Devi case, Aruna Shawnbaug’s case, Kharlangi case, Shakti mills case, Kathua case which made amendments in the Law for Women’s security. She explained need of statutory bodies at workplace like ICC, LCC, Anti-Ragging Committee and women grievance cell. She also elaborated precautionary measures to be taken by every women to avoid such consequences. Seminar was very informative and was well appreciated by all the participants.