As part of sensitizing the students with the provisions of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act,2013 the Anti sexual harassment cell of the institution has organized a one day seminar on “Gender Inequality and Violence against Girls” on 15th March,2019 at Seminar Hall. The resource person of the session was Deepa M.S (District Women Protection Officer, Ernakulam). The resource person for the session was highly experienced and had handled various issues regarding gender perspective. The students were informed about their rights regarding various problems they face in their day to day life right from their home, friends and relatives and at their educational institutions. The major areas discussed in the seminar included:
- gender equity,
- violence against women and child,
- different forums and organisations working for women welfare
- domestic violence and their remedial measures
- various laws prevailing in the country regarding women protection and welfare
The second session was an interactive one where the students were given a chance to raise their doubts and queries to the resource person and it was well addressed. The students informed that the session was very effective one and the resource person was able to cover the topics in a very simple manner.