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Vacha announces its latest publication Rights of Adolescent Girls in India : A Critical Look at Laws and Policies by Saumya Uma, Gender, Human Rights and Law Consultant . The book critically e

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Vacha announces its latest publication  Rights of Adolescent Girls in India : A Critical Look at Laws and Policies by Saumya Uma,  Gender, Human Rights and Law Consultant .  The book critically e

Time: November 23, 2012 at 10pm to November 24, 2012 at 4pm
Location: YMCA, Colaba, Opp. Regal Cinema, Mumbai
Street: H.T. Parekh Marg, Nathalal Street, Opp. Sakshi Art Gallery,
City/Town: Mumabi
Website or Map: http://www.vacha.com
Phone: 022-26055523
Event Type: symposium, and, book, release
Organized By: Ms. Sonal Shukla and Prof. Vibhuti Patel
Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2012

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Vacha announces its latest publication  Rights of Adolescent Girls in India : A Critical Look at Laws and Policies by Saumya Uma,  Gender, Human Rights and Law Consultant .

The book critically examines laws, policies and international conventions as they affect girls in India.

The book will be released at 9-30 a.m. at the inaugural session of the symposium titled ‘Girls at Margins- Questioning Constraints, Claiming Future’ on November 23,2012 at Y.M.C.A, Colaba. Dr. Ranjana Kumari, Chairperson, Women Power Connect will be Chief Guest and will release the book. Ms. Nandita Das, actor, film maker and former chairperson of Children’s Film Society will be present be the Guest of Honour. The author Saumya Uma will speak about girls rights as human rights and about the book.

Publication of Rights of Adolescent Girls in India : A Critical Look at Laws and Policies has emerged out of Vacha’s concerns and work on girls’ issues focusing on the formative years in the second decade of women’s life.

The symposium is organized in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. We warmly invite you to be present at the book release function and for the symposium to follow on November 23 – 24. Please do confirm your participation as that will be necessary for logistics. A note on the symposium with invite is attached with this.

Looking forward to your participation and confirmation,

Vibhuti Patel and Sonal Shukla with Vacha Team

RSVP: vachamail@gmail.com/ 9833476857

Vacha Resource Centre For Women and Girls, Municipal School Building, Tank Lane, Santacruz(w) , Mumbai -400054. www.vacha.org.in ; vachamail@gmail.com ;022-26055523

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