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South Indian Conference on Violence against Women

The South Indian Conference was jointly organized by ADECOM Network and Maitri Network in Reena Mahal on 25.11.2014 at 9.00 am to 1.30 pm. In that programme ADECOM invited women leaders from Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra, Thelungana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.10733995_10202287127574151_6258603196341523416_n (1)1507557_10202287135614352_3680784162944487884_n

It also invited the chief guests Shri. N.G. Pannirselvam,the Hon’ble  local administration minister, Govt of Puducherry to give the presidential address and Shri. P. Rajavelu, Hon’ble welfare minister, Gov.t of Puducherry to gave the special address and Mrs. Vanmathi, deputy director of women and child development department, Mrs. Nagajothi, member of women commission, and Ms. Priya sub inspector of police to gave the felicitation.

Legal Camp to Anganwadi Teachers

ADECOM  organized legal camp to Anganwadi teachers and mothers in three Anganwadi centres situated in Anitha Nagar, Puducherry.  ADECOM team Mr. Raja and Ms. Ananthi coordinated the event.  In women and children department the welfare officer Mr. Ravichandiran gave the special speech about violence against women in that area.  Ms. Lalida from ADECOM delevered the key note address that how women are facing the domestic violence and how to get the support for legal help.  She mentioned the DVAW 2005 act and explained to the women about the protection and rehabilitation in their life.

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Totally 27 women mothers and 5 teachers were benefited through this event.  They came to know about ADECOM Network their services on legal support.

குடும்ப வன்முறை சட்டம் குறித்த பெண்களுக்கு விழிப்புணர்வு தேவை.

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“குடும்ப வன்முறை சட்டம் குறித்து பெண்களுக்கு விழிப்புணர்வு தேவை’

குடும்ப வன்முறைச் சட்டம் குறித்து பெண்களுக்கு விழிப்புணர்வு தேவை என்று மூத்த வழக்குரைஞர் என்.கே.பெருமாள் வலியுறுத்தியுள்ளார்.

குடும்ப வன்முறைச் சட்டம் குறித்து பெண்களுக்கு விழிப்புணர்வு தேவை என்று மூத்த வழக்குரைஞர் என்.கே.பெருமாள் வலியுறுத்தியுள்ளார்.

அதேகொம் பின்னகம், மைத்ரி தேசிய பெண்கள் கூட்டமைப்பு சார்பில் பெண்களுக்கு எதிரான வன்கொடுமை ஒழிப்பு விழிப்புணர்வு பிரசாரம், காலாப்பட்டு டாக்டர் அம்பேத்கர் சட்டக் கல்லூரியில் சனிக்கிழமை நடைபெற்றது.

கல்லூரி முதல்வர் விஜயலட்சுமி தலைமை வகித்தார். துணை பேராசிரியை பி.அங்கயற்கண்ணி வரவேற்றார். அதேகொம் பின்னகம் நிர்வாக இயக்குநர் ப.லலிதாம்பாள், வழக்குரைஞர் சீனு பெருமாள் முன்னிலை வகித்தனர்.

நிகழ்ச்சியில் கலந்துகொண்ட மூத்த வழக்குரைஞர் என்.கே.பெருமாள் பேசியதாவது:

குடும்பத்தில் நடைபெறும் வன்முறைகளில் இருந்து பெண்களை காக்கவே கடந்த 2005-ஆம் ஆண்டு குடும்ப வன்முறைச் சட்டம் நிறைவேற்றப்பட்டது. இதன்படி கணவனால் துன்புறுத்தப்படும் பெண் மட்டும் அல்லாது சகோதரி, விதவை, ஆதரவற்ற பெண்களும் பாதுகாப்புப்பெற முடியும்.

இச்சட்டம் உரிமையியல் அடிப்படையிலும், குற்றவியல் அடிப்படையிலும் வடிவமைக்கப்பட்டது. இச்சட்டத்தின்படி வரதட்சிணைக் கொடுமை, பொருளிழப்பு, மன உளைச்சல் போன்றவற்றில் இருந்து சட்டரீதியான பாதுகாப்பு தரப்படுகிறது.

பெண்ணின் குற்றச்சாட்டு நிரூபிக்கப்பட்டால், சிறை தண்டனையும், பெண்ணுக்கு இழப்பீடும் தரப்படுகிறது என்றார்.

பின்னர் சட்டக்கல்லூரி மாணவ, மாணவியருக்கு குடும்ப வன்முறைச்சட்ட புத்தகம் வழங்கப்பட்டது.

 

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VCDS explosure visit

ADECOM Network & Village community Development  Society (VCDS)

Team member explosure visit for 2-day program

17.10.2014 to 18.10.2014

Village community Development  Society (VCDS) is legally registered Non- Governmental Organization.  It is functioning from 1980 on wards having its Head Office at vellakulam village, Tindivanam-Taluk, Villupuram district,  Tamil Nadu.

The experienced women leaders were from VCDS centre talked about their work at grass root level villages in Villupuram district, Tamilnadu. They talked about their experience in Panchayat Raj, the local governance election process.142

  • Organization was good for the environment.
  • Filed visit is program is nice
  • team member is very good filed worker.
  • explain the VCDS centre details.

SEMINAR on Women Rights for Collage Student

Objectives:

  • To educate and mobilize the youth in addressing the issue of violence against women.
  • To organize the theater play for youth to understand about the women issues and domestic violence and other forms of violence for girls.
  • To create new platform for girls to express their ideas for a particular cause of women development.

 

World Human Rights day event held at Mother Theresa Post Graduate Health And Science Institute on 10th December 2013. The event jointly organized by the Institute along with ADECOM Network and Maitri National Women Network. The event started with inauguration session.  Welcome address rendered by Ms. Pramila, Nursing college officer and she  delivered the importance of VAW campaign importance for the college girls.SAM_0658

Ms. Lalidamballe gave the objectives of the campaign and talked about the CEDAW agreement signed by India for the development of women.  She focused the VAW campaign is important for young girls for their life security.  India is the fourth place to face the VAW and domestic violence happened seriously for various factors especially for culture, caste and religious practices of women.

In that occasion Hon. P. Rajavelu Social Welfare Minister Presided over the seminar. Minister informed that Government has been allocated more funds to women development. The education is important for girls to come over their issues to take their own decision in future.  Women must change the situation prolonged in the name of dowry, oppressions, and domestic violence.  He released the book on VAW to protect them legally for guidelines compiled and made by Advocate S.Perumal.  The book was circulated to everyone and benefited the details of the booklets.

Women and Child Development Department Puducherry the Director MS. Meena kumari addressed the felicitation that ADECOM is doing remarkable actions for the development of women in rural areas.  They applied for service provider to get the legal position and the department also considered their request on legal authorization for the benefits of victims. .

Dean Dr.Murali Mother Theresa Post Graduate Health and Science Institute explained the strategies that women to come over the violence situation.  He talked about the women still practicing the caste, religious identity for their daughters, sons marriage, to change such kind of situation for the respect of women in the society. Dean Murali Mention that when the women to stop the caste prejudice then only the violence reduced in our society

Ms.Revathi Parkunam Chairperson, Central Advisory Board Pondicherry gave the felizilation note and esteemed the women to deepen their knowledge to protect from violence and other tanagers situation.SAM_0662

The special speakers Ms.Amutha, Welfare Officer from Women and Child development, Mr. Ilanchezian, Advocate from Legal Authority, Protection officers Mr. Sountharajan, Ms. Stella, Sub-Inspector Ms. Priya , Dr. Tamizhvnan, AIR Compire Ms. Uma Mohan, Protection officer Ms. Muthamiz Sheela from Villupuram district, Nation Awardee Ms. Thilagathi were deleivered their speeches to protect young girls and women from violence situation.

Results:

  • The participants were AAPPI women Leaders 80 Members, Anganwadi workers 50 Members, and Nursing students 150.
  • Women and young girls benefited the information and they reflected their views for women must to come in decision making process.
  • Women understood about the importance of self respect marriages for the young girls to prevent dowry deaths.
  • Women were understood the importance of VAW campaign and all the citizens must take the responsibility to make gender equality at the young age group.
  • College girls were aware about the legal guidelines in the booklet and they showed interest to inform the friends and families to contact the offices when they face the issues..
  • ADECOM got the overall appreciation from all Govt. officials, lawyers and Social activists to develop the role of legal authorization of service provider.

GENDER EQUALITY AND CHILDREN’S RIGHTS DRAWING FESTIVAL

Objectives:

  • To educate and mobilize the adolescent in addressing the issue of violence against women and girl children.
  • To organize the drawing festival for girls and boys to encourage them in the campaign
  • To create new platform for adolescents to express their ideas on violence against girls and the family issues.
  • Girls and boys have the opportunity to aware about the campaign and they realized about the importance of the girl child participation and their higher studies.

This programme held on 07.12.2013 at Kanachipuram district at Patchayappa Hr. Sec. School. This seminar organized by Children Watch, ADECOM Network, Maitri National women Network.  Welcome address provided by Nerkalam Pengal kutamaippu Ms. M. Suganthi. Programme presided by Children’s Watch Kanjipuram, Director Ms.Raj, and Commissioner of Kanchipuram district the special invitee by Ms.Vimala.SAM_0597

Drawing specialist and social activist Mr. Sathyan coordinated with the girls and boys for their motivation to draw the paintings. He talked about the children issues for the understanding of adolescent age groups understanding.  He intervened with them to explain about the drawing to create by the girls and boys. After two hours of time all the girls and boys were displayed their pictures in the wall for public and reporters view.

At the end of the painting event Ms. Lalidamballe appreciated all the girls and boys for their special contributions of painting depicted about the children’s issues. The place of that district is affected for child workers and girl child issues are going on crucially.  Many children’s paintingsSAM_0585

were portrayed about those issues.   The commissioner of Kanchipuram district appreciated the event organizers and praised the adolescent girls and boys for their paintings.  She distributed prizes and certificates to all the participants along with Ms. P.Lalidamballe and Mr. Raj.

Patchayappan higher sec school Principal Mr. Ramanathan felicitated the event.  AIMS (Ambedkar international mission) organization Leader Mr. P. Kanthasami, Mr. N. Veramani, Kanjipuram Thiyagi primary school principal Ms. R. Jayalaskmi, Nerkalm pengal kutamaipu Member Ms. N. Yasotha were enjoyed the drawing festival and they motivated the adolescent girls and boys for their confidence to draw the paintings.

RESULTS:

 

  • This event explained about the Gender Equality and children’s Rights. This drawing festival very useful for girls and boys totally 60 students.
  • The participants were enjoyed and showed happy moments to portrayed their pictures for everyone.  
  • Drawing festival motivated the girls and boys paintings and assured to make booklet for their paintings.  
  • All the participants were got prizes and certificates and equally appreciated for everyone’s contributions of their paintings.
  • Girls and boys were understood about the children rights framed U.N and everyone wanted to continue their higher studies for good positio

Dr. Ambedkar memorial day

Objectives:

  • To remember about Dr. Ambedkar and his thought to aware by the women leaders and youths.
  • To respect Dr. Ambedkar’s statue near in legislative assembly and motivate the women leaders for their political awareness.
  • To raise the voices of women and circulate notices to the public and political parties to aware about equal participation of women in Politics.

Dr.Ambedkar’s Remembrance Day was held at Dr.Ambedkar statue near in Legislative Assembly and Memorial house in Pondicherry Beach. .This programme conducted by ADE COM Network, Maitri National Women Network, Kootukkural team members and Annal Ambedkar Pengal Paguthariou Iyakkam (AAPPI) Pondicherry. 30 women and youths participated in this programme.

Kootukkural team members were circuated Ambedkar notice to all the peoples. The Chief Minister and Social Welfare Minister came officially to respect the Leader Dr. Ambedkar.  The Violence against women and other relevant handbills were submitted to them for their consideration of women development in Puducherry.SAM_0547

The same time Ms. P, Lalidamballe participated the event on released the booklet about Dec.6 by Social Welfare Minister.  She got the book and bought the copies for the benefits of women leaders.  The book was prepared and circulated by the Ambedkarists Movement and the youth members were organized the event.

Women leaders and theatre artists were honored and put garland Dr. Ambedkar and raised the slogans, songs about his caste annihilation for equality, fraternity and liberty with all..

 

RESULTS:

  • Women and youth were partivipated and enjoyed the day to respect the leader and aware about his caste annihilation concept.
  • Dr.Ambedkar notices and VAW campaign materials were distributed to all the politicians and parties to sanitize them the importance of women leadership.
  • Social Minister and other party members were encouraged the women leaders for their participation to respect Dr. Ambedkar statue.

AWARENESS RALLY

IMG_3776Objectives:

  • To increase the knowledge and awareness of domestic violence for the public.
  • Described the brochures,, notices and posters about the domestic violence
  • To make aware and support the women victims of the domestic violence.
  • Campaign to cover the message to the public for the victims’ social, legal support.

ADECOM Network, Puducherry, Maitri National Women Network Union Territory of Legal Services Authorities all together jointly conducted an awareness rally on 2nd of December 2013 inaugurated at Oulgarate Municipality Campus.  Mr. Raja initiated the speech with note of warm welcome. Then Ms. Lalidamballe delivered the key objectives of the rally and 16 days campaign.

This program started with the motto of supporting woman, based on a 16-day continuous preach and advocacy of women violence.  Mrs. Pramila the Heath officer of Mother Theresa Nursing College told that this program started with the concept of relieving women from being affected by the Domestic violence in this society. Then Mr.Gobinathan, the Director of Velangani Matriculation Hr. Sec. School gave felicitation speech.

Dr. Sivavkumar, the Field Publicity Officer presided over the rally. He insisted that this program to create awareness among women and men for their understanding of each other for family life.

The respected District Court Judge Mr. P. Nalathambi hoisted the flag and inaugurated the rally. Then the following leaders Mrs.DaisyRani, State President of Ambethkar Pengal Pagutharivu Iyyakkam (AAPPI), Mrs.K.Thilagavathi, National Awardtee Teacher, Advocate Mr.Seenu .Perumal,were participated and devivered their short sppech to the young girls and boys of 200 adolescents.  Mrs.kasthuri Coordinator of KootuKKural theatre movement gave a note of thanks.

In this rally more than 200 students were participated including students from Annai Theresa Nursing College and Velankani Matriculation higher secondary school. And also Kootukkural artists and volunteers also joined in this rally. The rally began at Olugarat Municipality, Villuppuram-Pondicherry main Road, Pazhavaransavati, Boomiyanpet, Indira Square, Natesan nager, Housing board Quarts and ended at Water over tank at Javagar Nagar. The students distributed the notice to the people of those respective areas. This journey got a good appreciation from the public to aware about the association and women network addressing the domestic issues.

 

RESULTS:

 

  • 200 girls and boys of adolescent groups participated in this programme, and KootuKKural artists and team also joined in this program.
  • The rally created the wider impacts in this location and they came to aware about ADECOM and Maitri National Network for women.
  • This journey created the message of violence against women awareness to all peoples.

DOCUMENT FESTIVAL on VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

OBJECTIVE:

 

  • Violence against wome, what it means and How to create in this society. To explained all women and community through the document movie.
  • Women to protect Violence and learned the methods to approach the legal counseling, protection for their social security.
  • To increase the knowledge and awareness of vulnerable women about women rights and legal rights

 

As the part of Continuous 16 days Awareness campaign regarding Violence against women the documentary film screened in 3 villages on 4th, 5th and 8th of December 2013 at Kariyamanikkam, Pangoor and Koodapakkam respectively. This document film showed about how women affected in dowry system and domestic violence. In these three villages nearly 600 people were spectator of that document film.???????????????????????????????

Umaigalin Thalaivan Film society jointly organized this event with Kootukkural. This programme was supported by Tamizhman night school in charge Mr. Ehzumalai and Mr. Nelamegavannan. In Pangoor social worker Mr. Bharathi and in Koodapakkam kootukural volunteer Mr. Ambedhkuar was supported this programme. The film focused on Violence against women how to create in this society, and how women to solve this kind of problems.

RESULTS:

 

  • People realized about the domestic violence and support women issues to solve legally.
  • Nearly 600 people were spectator and benefited of this film shows.
  • All peoples said very useful massage for all women to prevent the domestic violence in their places.