Women Empowerment Cell (WEC) of Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science organized an Awareness program on “Legislation on Violence against Women” on 07.02.2020 at the newly refurbished auditorium, between 3.30PM and 5.50PM. All the students of the college participated in the programme. Ms.Geetha, Assistant Professor, Department of Tamil welcomed the gathering. Dr. S. Priya, Dean-Academics felicitated the event. Dr. M. Tharani, Coordinator-WEC introduced the Chief Guest. The guest of honour, Mrs. S. Sornalatha, MA, ML, a leading lawyer with 25 years of practice, started her speech by pointing out the difference between ‘mistake’ and ‘crime’. She shared her real time experience wherein she has come across legal cases, where the youth are both victims and committers of crime. She emphasized that using android mobiles is like being inside the “big boss” house. She advised students not to have chats or share personal photos with unknown contacts. Students interacted with the guest of honour and clarified their doubts relating to POCSO Act, 2012 and its amendments. Ms.Poornima Devi, I year B.Sc(FS&PM) proposed the vote of thanks and the programme ended with the National Anthem.
- 07 Feb