Dr. T.M.A. Pai Foundation, Manipal

One day program on 'Child Marriage Abolition' was organised under the president ship of Justice Dr. Shivraj V. patil on 9.1.2016 at Vaikunta Baliga College of Law to provide training with respect to the provisions of child marriage and child marriage abolition.

This workshop comprised of three sessions. The sessions began sharp at 10 A.M in the morning with the procedure of registration. The Program was inaugurated by Justice Dr. Shivraj V. Patil and various associated dignitaries at 10.30 A.M. which was followed by breakfast to the assembled guests.

First session began at 11.15 A.M. This session dealt with the topic ‘Child Marriage, Reasons and Consequences’. This was conducted by Dr. Shashi Jyoce Soans, KMC hospital Manipal. This session ended at 12.15 P.M. Subsequently, Proff. Prakash Kanive,Principal of vaikunta baliga college of law gave an introductory note on child marriage Abolition Act 2006.

This session ended at 1.30 P.M which was followed by Lunch Break.

Afternoon Sessions began at 2.15 P.M. Smt. Gatrood Vegas, Secretary, and state commission protection of child rights educated on the topic ‘Rehabilitation program for the child who is rescued from child marriage. This session ended at 3 P.M in the noon which was followed by Tea break of 15 min.

Group discussion on child marriage Abolition Program which can be organised in the district began at 3.15 P.M, this discussion was headed by smt.Gracy L. Gonzalez.

The workshop ended at 5 by a valedictory function.