DSLSA begins legal awareness campaign for school students

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DSLSA begins legal awareness campaign for school students

New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) The Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) has initiated a mega legal literacy campaign in government and private schools here to spread awareness about issues like sexual offences and gender inequalities.

The campaign, which started on May 1, will continue till May 8 and aims to instill respect for law among students, a release issued by DSLSA said.

The initiative aims to spread awareness among students of class IX to XII on various socio-legal issues like sexual offences, gender inequalities, teenage pregnancy, drugs and substance abuse, juvenile justice, traffic rules violation, fundamental rights and duties, it said.

Legal literacy classes were conducted at Bal Bharti Public School yesterday and at Springdales school today at Pusa Road here, it added.

Additional Secretary of DSLSA Naveen Gupta, the resource person, who conducted the awareness class for the students said more private schools have shown willingness to conduct such awareness classes.

Various sitting and retired judicial officers, advocates, social workers, academicians and counsellors would conduct legal literacy classes for the students, the release said.

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