Monday, August 28, 2017

Review of the 'NILA" Cases, from 2015 to 2017-August 2017

           NILA a 'Net Work of International Legal Activists' was launched, by Lok Ayukta Justice Subhashan Reddy and Dr. Tripurana Venkata Ratnam, Chair Person, State Women Commission as Guest of Honour on 6th August 2015, by two persons,Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer & Dr. Vasantha Lakshmi to help, counsel and to initiate legal proceedings and aid and advice  for the distressed women and children.

Dr. Mamatha , a Former Member of A.P. Child Rights Commission, CWC Chair Person, Warangal,  a Lawyer from High Court of Judicature, Hyderabad and an Activist for Women and Child Rights, and Founder of 'Tharuni, ,NGO, is relentlessly fighting for the rights of distressed and vulnerable women and children. Dr. Vasantha Lakshmi a Social Activist ,and Founder of Vasantha Lakshmi Charitable Trust, Nellore,is also fighting for the rights of Women and children.

Dr. Mamatha Could solve 52 cases in total for the last two years, related to domestic violence,marriage and divorce cases, workplace harassment cases,and other cases of women suffering from different problems. She could give counselling for 42 cases,among which 12 cases were settled amicably. NILA  could arrange the support for the Victims with the help of Government Departments.Counselling to both parties could solve the workplace harassment case.A cheating case was also dealt , with counselling.

Mamatha Raghuveer  had to file cases before the Lok Ayukta, Hyderabad,  for the Child Death cases in different educational institutions . A missing child was traced , with the initiative taken by 'NILA'
'NILA' being an International Forum working at Hyderabad, the women  from different Countries approached it and got relief from their woes.More than 10 cases were from U.S.A., one from Canada, two cases were from U.A.E;and one case from U.K.and one from Portugal , and others from different parts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States.Nila never charged any amount for the legal counselling and legal aid given. NILA used Social Media, internet, Face book , Skype and other methods of technology for the legal Counselling and advice.

NILA Held a Workshop on Child Labour policy in 2015,  before the Bill was enacted. It was attended by Sri Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister for Labour and SriNayani Narasimha Reddy, Telangana State Home Minister and other legal luminaries.A report of the findings were sent to the Central Government. Another workshop was organised by 'NILA on workplace harassment against women.
A Bikethon was held for empowerment of girl child by NILA in collaboration with 'Tharuni'.

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