Sunday, December 17, 2017

State Level Consultation on 'How to prevent Child Marriages' by Tharuni & TSWC on 16-12-2017

Tharuni , Under  Girls Advocacy Alliance Project of Netherlands, organised a State Level Consultation ,in collaboration with State Women Commission on 'How to prevent Child Marriages', at Hyderabad. on 16-12-2017.
Acting Chief Justice Honble. Sri Justice Ramesh Ranganathan, District Legal Services Authority Chairman,Hon'ble Sri  Justice Rama Subramanian stated that every marriage must be compulsorily registered.It deters Child marriages in the State.They said that child marriages can be stopped if there is awareness among the Public about its disadvantages.
Dr. Thripurana Venkata Venkata Rathnam , Chair Person of Telangana State Women Commission , asserted that the combating Child Marriages is a social responsibility.
Department of Women &  Child Welfare, Director  will be given powers to register marriages, said Sri Jagadeeswar, Secretary of the Department..An online web portal will be started very soon, he further stated.
Smt. Sikha Goel, I.P. S. said that Police Department is very alert against the child marriages . Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder, Tharuni said that Tharuni is fighting against this evil from its inception in the year 2000 and still this problem persists in some districts of Telangana.The loopholes in the 2006 enactment have to be corrected to stop Child marriages totally, she stated..
DLSA Judges CDPOs and Lawyers, and NGOs, Tharuni Team attended the Meeting.Wall Posters against Child Marriages were released.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Human Rights Day celebrated on 10-12-2017 by Tharuni

Tharuni in collaboration with Telangana State Women Commission  organised State level Consultation on Human Rights of Women at Hyderabad on 10-12-2017.Child Marriages and Child labour could not be eradicated, though legal enactments were made. So we have been campaigning for the social empowerment of women from their childhood.the Organisers announced.
 Nearly 40  adolescent girls from Warangal Rural from Bodduchintalapalli and Gorrekunta Villages came to participate in the Meeting and they reiterated that no child marriages are being held in their villages,as Tharuni is trying its best to empower them.
Active involvement and quick action by Officials ,can prevent such social evils Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder  Tharuni stated.
Women should not be deprived of their Rights and the Women Commission is actively propagating for them, said Dr. Thripurana Venkata Rathnam, Chair Person TSWC
Women Lawyers, Law Professors, NGOs and Students participated in the Meeting.