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KATHUA: On the direction of Chairman District Legal Services Authority, DLSA (Pr. District and Sessions Judge) Kathua Mohd. Akram Chowdhary, a legal awareness camp was organised at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School Kathua on the topic Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), ‘Protection of Women and Girl Children from Sexual Harassment and Techniques of Self Defence’. The main purpose of the camp was to aware the girls students regarding the offences/acts of sexual harassment of women and methods of protection and self defence.
On this occasion Adv. Ajat Shatru Sharma Vice President District Bar Association Kathua, Retainer Lawyers, Adv. Prem Chand Sharma and Adv. Vinod Dogra of DLSA Kathua spoke over the occasion. While addressing Adv. Ajat Shatru Sharma said that women should keep zero tolerance for the act of sexual harassment and face such situation boldly. Adv. Prem Chand Sharma in his speech said that women must aware themselves about their legal rights and other new amendments in criminal laws against sexual harassment.
Adv. Vinod Dogra in his address spoke about the Role of legal service authorities in providing such legal aid to victims of sexual harassment. The Vice Principal Sanjeev Vaid appreciated the role of District Legal Services Authority for organizing such legal awareness programmes which not only beneficial for the Girls students themselves but their respective families will also be get aware through themselves. Others who remain present in the awarensess camp include Para Legal Volunteers, Staff of the School & Girl Students of the School etc.
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