Legal Literacy Club of the Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana organized an “Empowering Women through Legal Awareness” seminar on 08th February 2023, Wednesday. Kashish Mittal, President of the Club and Club Coordinators, Dr. Khushdip Kaur, and Dr. Charita Mehta extended a warm welcome to the Principal Dr. Mukti Gill and the college students. The objective of the seminar was to talk about the sensitive issues to educate & empower everyone in order to uplift our society from evils like Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence and how Lok Adalats work to provide aid to the victims. Simar Arora elaborated upon the importance of legal literacy in this contemporary world and how being legally literate and conscious helps you and others in our society. Informative PowerPoint presentations were prepared and presented by Bharti, Blessy, Gurnoor, Jhanvi, Shruti, and Tarun where they enlightened students with the necessary knowledge about the crime, its solution, along with the steps to approach the right authorities to gain legal help and justice. Club members apprised the students on the nuances which may bring out a huge difference against these issues by just taking a step further speaking up and petitioning for justice.
The session was concluded with an interactive session wherein students participated enthusiastically and raised questions for the sake of clearing their doubts & myths about the Lok Adalats and work structure, also how one can report injustice being served in their close quarters.
The Principal of the college congratulated Dr. Khushdip Kaur and Dr. Charita Mehta, Coordinators of the Legal Literacy Club on bringing such sensitive issues to light. She further urged the students to play an active role in disseminating information on the issue to the masses and provide assistance to victims.