Create awareness of laws among women in Bijapur
13 May 2009
Women should have awareness about laws curbing harassment against them, said district and sessions judge L Subramanya, at a legal awareness programme conducted for women labourers in Bijapur, on the occasion of Labour Day Week organized by Fedina Organization on Thursday.
He said, women and financially weak sections of the society must be aware of laws that can help them. For this, the judicial department has formed free legal aid shell, he said, adding, people should must exercise their fundamental rights. The rights of women are only on paper because they are not known by women themselves. It is essential to educate women, only then can gender equality be achieved.