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Seminar on sexual harassment

The UT state legal services authority (SLSA) organised legal awareness classes-cum-seminar against sexual harassment here on Wednesday.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 24, 2013 20:00 IST
HT Correspondent

The UT state legal services authority (SLSA) organised legal awareness classes-cum-seminar against sexual harassment here on Wednesday.

The speakers highlighted the common causes of sexual harassment such as lack of legal knowledge, shyness, social dominance, ignorance, lack of education and exposure, exploitation of girls.

Interns Priyanka Parmar, Pranav Gupta, Jaskiran Deep Kaur and Isha of the SLSA stated that the purpose of the seminar was to make aware the gathering about the rights of girls as well as boys for ensuring that children get benefits provided by the rights for free and compulsory education. SLSA law officer Rajeshwar Singh told the audience about the aims and functions of the authority.

Singh highlighted various legal rights of children, women and provisions of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.