Shillong, October 7, 2021Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM), Shillong has organized a Legal Awareness Programme: The on occasion of Pan India Awareness & Outreach Programme as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and as part of World Day for Decent Work for the domestic workers on 5th October, 2021 at Lapalang, Shillong. The programme was attended by the domestic workers of Lapalang localities and its adjoining areas.
The resource persons for the legal awareness included N A Khan, MHJS, District & Sessions Judge and Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, East Khasi Hills, Smti. M Borgohain, Legal Aid Counsel and Smti. P Roy, Legal Aid Counsel, East Khasi Hills. The topics covered during the programme were Free Legal Aid, Article 21, Article 39A, Decent Work, Domestic violence, Labour laws, victim compensation and Right to Education. After the technical sessions, dry rations were distributed to all the participants by the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM), Shillong along with the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority.