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Seminar Course
Women and Laws in India – 8TH to 14TH February 2014
‘Know your laws , Know your rights’
Women’s Development Cell ( WDC) Miranda House ,Delhi University and CFAR (Centre for Advocacy
and Research) join hands with the students from DU, Delhi Police and Youth from the community
as stakeholders in their commitment to gender justice under the OBR to
1. explore, understand and analyse the relationship between laws and women’s rights in India.
2. engage and strive towards a free, safe and equal world together.
Day 1,
8th February
2:00pm-3:30pm : Mapping the city: exploring safety, security, mobility, dignity.
Akhila Sivadas (CFAR)
Maya Rao (Eminent theatre performer and faculty)
Lily Vishvanath (PLAN India)
Prablin (Jagori)
3:30pm – 5:00pm : Interactive session
DAY 2,
9th February
Sexual Harassment of Women At Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act- 2013
10:30am-11:30am : Anu Narula (Supreme Court Advocate)
Laws promoting son preference in India- A critical understanding and the way forward
12:30pm – 1:30pm :
Kriti Singh (Supreme Court Advocate and Member AIDWA).
DAY 3,
10th February
Declining child sex ratio and the issue of Daughter Discrimination in India.
2:00pm- 3:30pm :
Satish Agnihotri ( Secretary Government of India and Eminent Researcher)
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act -2005
3:30pm- 5:00pm : Sanjoy Ghosh (Supreme Court Advocate)
DAY 4,
11th February
Field Work : Survey and Meeting with Women Survivors/ SHGs, visits to police stations, court
DAY 5,
12th February
Field Work and drama exercise with Maya Rao
DAY 6,
13th February
2:00pm – 3:30pm : Presentation of the Youth Charter of Demands for Gender Justice
3:30pm – 4:00pm : Play – Vagina Monologues
(by students of Miranda House,W.D.C)
4:00pm-4:30pm : Call for the 14th February, OBR- The power of love and Gender Justice.
Kamala Bhasin (renowned feminist activist and Coordinator Sangat and OBR, South Asia).
4:30pm- 5.00pm : Certificate distribution
14th February
The Solidarity March to Central Park- Delhi University- Rising for Gender Justice.
Participants include students from Miranda house, Hindu College , Delhi school of economics,
Ambedkar University,Faculty of Law , SRCC, Research Scholars and Delhi school of social work and
police personal and youth from the community.
Our PARTNERS: Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) and Plan India
Other Partners : GrassRoot Support Foundation (GRSF)
Miranda House Coordination Committee
Bijayalaxmi Nanda : Convener WDC
Shruti Sharma : Seminar Coordinator WDC
Suman Bharti : Student President WDC
E-mail : [email protected]
Aakriti Bhatia( Youth Coordinator GRSF)
Venue : New Seminar Room, Miranda House
Date : 8th – 13th February, 2014