Prita Jha was invited to an online conversation with a host of speakers, namely a retired professor of TISS and SNDT University Dr. Vibhuti Patel and Ms Sonam Mehta, Assitant Public Prosecutor at Mahila Courts, Delhi. The conversation was moderated by Dr. Yamini Karmarkar from Dev Ahilya University. This conversation was organised as a part of Wellness Webinar series by Heartfulness Wellness. It was on the topic of eliminating violence against women:building collective resilience. The main theme of the conversation was to discuss different types of violence happening against women and various approaches to tackle these issues.
The conversation began with a discussion on the types of violence prevalent in India and moved on to cover the topics of caste based violence, myths related to sexual violence for females that results into socio-economic harm. It also involved a detailed discussion on legal provisions available for women if they are facing any violence. You can watch the full webinar by clicking on the link below: