Zonta Club of Bombay I and III host workshop for Zonta Says NO event

On 9 December, both the Zonta Club of Bombay I and Zonta Club of Bombay III, District 25, joined with the NGO Save the Children India to host a talk and workshop .

Bombay I & III_2The workshop was conducted by the Counselor Ms. Reshma and her team and it focused on sexual harassment at home and outside the home, as well as legal and social recourse to combat the issue. A few Bolllywood songs were shown to the girls and questions were asked and they were made to understand the reality of violence against women and girls. The presidents of the clubs shared the importance of changing their point of views or understanding of the situation in the community.

The participants of the event were girls under 18 from four community centers and shelter homes in Mumbai. It was a very interesting and interactive session with active participation from all, including the Zonta members.

On 10 December there was session focused on sex and gender and for the finale, both clubs sponsored gifts which were distributed to about 130 girls from their shelter homes and community centers.

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