A talk on DHEERA - Stop violence against women was conducted in the school on 7th January, 2023. 89 students from Classes 9 and 10 attended the talk. DHEERA is a flagship program of The Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India in partnership with UNICEF.
Ms Ratna Kini Pinto, Ms Carol Pais and Ms Preeti Prabhu were the resource persons. Students were given information about the different types of violence against women - physical, sexual & emotional and also about eve teasing, cyber bullying, acid assault. They urged the students to stand up and speak out whenever their rights were violated.
The Principal, Ms Shreelatha Rao appreciated the program which was highly educative. Students were also grateful for the opportunity provided to them.