Meghalaya: Legal awareness program held at Dobu

The East Garo Hills District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), in collaboration with the District Child Protection Unit, organised a one-day legal awareness programme at Dobu on Friday.
Meghalaya: Legal awareness program held at Dobu
Legal awareness program held at Dobu

WILLIAMNAGAR:

The East Garo Hills District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), in collaboration with the District Child Protection Unit, organised a one-day legal awareness programme at Dobu on Friday.

Dr Jevi R Marak, a resource person from the Medical Department, spoke about teenage pregnancy and its disadvantages. Advocate Talse M Sangma deliberated on the Probation of Child Marriage Act and POCSO, including the punishment for sexual harassment.

Meanwhile, Protection Officer Mamun K Marak highlighted the activities of the District Child Protection Unit.

Others who spoke on the occasion included Chief Judicial Magistrate Evaline Shabong, the Secretary of the DLSA.

The programme was presided over by social worker Liana R Marak.

(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)

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