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Workshop on Rights of Working Women organized by Women's Welfare Committee of IIT Bhubaneswar

At present times, women employees are seen in almost every establishment. But the discrimination against women still exists in various forms, particularly in the workplace. Thus, it is important to make today's women aware of their rights, make them informative and empower them to live their lives with dignity. For the said purpose, Women's Welfare Committee (WWC) IIT Bhubaneswar had organized a session on “Rights of Working Women" on 27.01.2020.

The speakers of the event were Adv. Namrata Chadha, a social activist and member, Internal Complaint Committee, IIT Bhubaneswar and Adv. Chittaranjan Bairisal, Civil lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. The session commenced with brief information about WWC by Dr. Remya Neelancherry, Chairperson, WWC, IIT Bhubaneswar.

The students, faculty and staff members and their family were also present in the event. The discussion was not just limited to the rights of working women but also on the rights of a child. The seminar was more of an interactive session where various situations were discussed, the precautions that can be taken, the various laws and rights of humans were informed.