This conference was presided with District Judge for Women court Mrs. Govindharajan Thilagavathi, Chief Judicial Magistrate Mr. N. Krishnasamy. In the morning session, speaches were given by the Protection Officer of Villupuram district Ms. Muthamizh Sheela, Field Publicity Assistant Director Mr. T. Sivakumar, Advocate Mr. M.M. Sheriff, Advocate Ms. Bhavani, advocate Ms. Minnal and Senior MS(Mukkiya Sevakar) Mrs. Ritamerry. The objective speech was given by the managing trustee of ADECOM network Ms. P. Lalidamballe. Legal commentary was given by the advocate Mr. M.S. Nadarajan, advocate Mr. N.R.D. Sundhirampillai and advocate Ms. Jayajothi.
Resource persons are given very useful information to participants. Advocates are discussed about the “Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005”. Protection Officer Mr. Muthamizhsheela discussed the DV case experience and how to make complaint under DV. Field Publicity Assistant Director explained to participants about how to look and how to handle the family issue in gender sensitive manner. In the evening session, there are six GS and MS discussed about their experience in field. Finally this meeting was concluded with the discussion of Judge.
“Now only we came to know the PWDVA, it is very useful and we are really shocked about our gender ratio statistics in different states. We also try to discuss these gender discriminations in our working field”
–Ms. Reetameri, senior MS.