Three days Para-Legal Volunteer’s (PLVs) residential training programme on “Laws Protecting Women Rights” of the project ‘Capacity Building of Rural/Tribal Women in Assam’, was organized under the guidance of LCHR Director – Adv. Owen C SJ by Legal Cell for Human Rights (LCHR) – A Unit of Prachodaya Trust from 1st to 3rd September 2022, at NEDSF, Ramsa Hall, Kharghuli, Guwahati.

A total of 39 participants took part, comprising of Para-Legal Volunteer’s (PLVs), District Coordinators of Udalguri and Baksa districts and staff of LCHR. The participants were trained on the following topics –

  1. ‘Labour codes with reference to tea plantation workers’,
  2. ‘How to organize awareness programme’,
  3. ‘The Right to Information Act 2005’,
  4. ‘Basic Features of the Constitution of India’,
  5. ‘Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Protection, and Redressal) Act 2013’,
  6. ‘The Maternity Benefit Act 1961’, and
  7. ‘The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2007’.

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