First consultation meeting to introduce 2020-2023 Paralegal Project at Uttara Kannada, Dharwad, Bagalkote and Bellary Districts, conducted to get suggestions for implementation of the Project. Meeting was held on 05th Nov 2020.

Expert Committee Members:

  • Mrs. Vani Periodi – Gender Expert and Women’s Rights Activists
  • Dr. Anita Ravishankar – Director, Center for Women Studies (Mangalore University)
  • Fr. Francis Assisi Almeida – Advocate & Director of Sandesha Foundation for Culture and Education.

Major Suggestions:

  • Working with Local NGOs, Department of Women and Child Development and District Legal Services Authority and Karnataka State Law University.
  • Specialization for Paralegal Facilitators in accordance to their area of interest with reference to Domestic Violence Act, Pocso Act, POSH & Child Marriage Act.