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Internation Women's Day Celebration

The Supreme Court Woman Lawyers Association celebrated "Women's Day" in its true spirit by felicitating some amazing women for their extraordinary contribution to the legal fraternity and decades of unconditional inspiration to the younger generation.
Ms. Lily Thomas, Advocate; Ms. Indira Jaisingh, Sr. Advocate; Ms. Indu Malhotra, Sr. Advocate and Ms. Pinky Anand, Addl. Solicitor General were felicitated with Silk shawl, Momento and flower bouquet by Hon'ble Mr. Justice T. S. Thakur, the Chief Justice of India, and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Anil R. Dave, Mr. Justice Dipak Misra, & Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar, Judges, Supreme Court of India.

The occasion was hosted by Ms. Prerna kumari, General Secretary & Bhakti pasrija Vice President, SCWLA.


Saraswati Vandana was sung by Ms. Rachna gandhi. As a token of affection, the Hon'ble Judges were gifted Momentoes by the members of SCWLA.

The ceremony ended with beautiful memories, laughter and blessings.

SCWLA has urged the SC to prevent access to the child pornography

SCWLA President & Senior advocate Mahalakshmi Pavani, appearing for the association said that child pornography was spreading like moral cancer and “freedom of speech cannot create a dent in the national character or moral dent.”

As reported by the leading daily "The Hindu" , A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and S.K. Singh was reacting to a submission made by the Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association that there were instances where school bus drivers and conductors forced children under their care to watch porn and sexually assaulted them owing to easy and free access to porn, including child pornography, in the country.

Trucks entering Delhi to pay environmental tax, says NGT

During the proceedings at NGT, advocate Bhakti Pasrija Sethi, appearing for Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA), submitted before the bench that higher charges on vehicles would not have any impact on reducing air pollution.

“They can pay more tax and still cause pollution. How can we deal with the issue of air pollution this way," she asked.

SCWLA, represented through senior advocate Mahalakshmi Pavani, has contended that the Supreme Court in 2001 had categorically stated that vehicles which transit through Delhi neither adhere to the vehicular standards namely Euro-II nor they use low sulphur and benzene fuel.

"It is, therefore, proposed that with effect from January 15, 2002, no heavy, medium or light goods vehicles will ply on inter-state routes by passing through Delhi or New Delhi.

 

Trucks passing through Delhi flouting SC order: SCWLA to NGT

Delhiites are breathing poison, trucks passing through the state flouting SC order

"It is only those goods vehicles which on payment of octroi/toll tax can carry goods to or from Delhi. Commissioner of Police is directed to formulate a scheme in this regard and give due publicity to all concerned and implement it," the apex court had said.

SCWLA has sought directions for framing of appropriate guidelines for diversion of the commercial vehicles which pass through Delhi and deputation of special police force on the borders to ensure action and check on entry of these vehicles.

SC Women Lawyers Association, took part in a candle march against monopoly of private hospitals in healthcare .

"More hospitals with better facilities need to come up all across the country. People need to made aware of about their rights. Court has passed many rules for the people but they are not aware of them," said Prerna Kumari of Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association.

 

 

  • SCWLA has filed a petition in the SC, seeking a direction to the Supreme Court Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Redressal Committee (GSICC). SCWLA's stand has been widely supprted and reported by media. The detailed are avaible in the following links.

  • Indiatoday

  • Daily Mail (UK)

 

  • In the wake of alarming increase of Air Pollution in Delhi particularly the Pollution caused by heavy weight Diesel Vehicles which merely transit through Delhi. The SCWLA filed a petition titled as –Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association’ through its Vice-President - Ms. Bhakti Pasrija Sethi and General Secretary - Ms. Prerna Kumari (…Petitioner) Versus Union of India (…Respondent), before the Hon’ble National Green Tribunal seeking directions to ensure that the commercial vehicles which merely transit through Delhi for other states should take alternate available routes. The Hon’ble NGT has been pleased to issue notice in the matter on 04.08.2015. - Bhakti Pasrija Sethi (Vice-President)

  • SCWLA memebrs delivered speech on sexual harassment in a college program at Zakir Hussain College.

  • SCWLA members took part in a Study circle with Hon'ble Justice of Supreme Court of India Mrs Gyan Sudha Mishra and Justice Ranjana Desai.

  • SCWLA members actively participated in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan .

  • SCWLA members attended discussion on sexual harassment and also gave their suggestion in framing norms for sexual harassment in United Nations.

  • SCWLA filed a Writ petition for the illegal and abusing statement given by the M.L Sharma and A.P Singh before Media and in a BBC documentary.

  • GOVT organizations invited the SCWLA General secretary Prerna Kumari to provide information on legal Rights for the protection of Children and Rights of Women to the C.D.P.O ( Child Development Protection Office)

  • SCWLA organized a discussion on the judgment delivered by Hon'ble Justice Mr. B.S Chauhan Judge, Supreme Court of India .

  • SCWLA members visited various colleges, listened to the problems of students especially girl students and made them aware of their Legal Rights.