Legal Awareness / Social Service Programme in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Women Lawyers' Association, with collaboration with Women In Need (WIN Jaffna) organized a legal awareness programme which was held on 18th December 2011, from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm, at T C T Hall, Navalar Road, Jaffna.

The aim of this event was to address the legal issues particularly associated with Women in Jaffna and give them solutions for their day to day life. There were about 250 women were participated for this event.

The Chief Guest of this event was Ms.Imelda Sugumar (Government Agent- Jaffna) and the Guests of Honour were Ms.Yogeswary Patgunarajah (Mayor Municipal Council – Jaffna) , Ms.Shantha Abimanyu Singam (President Counsel) and Ms.Kosalai (Senior Lecturer Faculty of Law- Jaffna)

The principal sponsor of the event was Hatton National Bank PLC and Mr. Arumugam - Manager – Hatton National Bank PLC – Jaffna and Mr. Sasivarnan were also participated for this event. Hatton National Bank PLC has launched their first "Customer Charter Programme" for the public on the same occasion.

It was a very interactive programme.

We hereby convey our sincere thanks to the Managing Director of Hatton National Bank PLC, Mr. Rajendra Theagarajah, Ms. Thushari Ranaweera - Assistant General Manager - Legal / Board Secretary for the sponsorship and the recommendation given for this project and Mr. Arumugam - Manager Jaffna Branch & Mr. Sasivarnan of Chunnakam Branch, for the participation for this event.
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President of the Sri Lanka Women Lawyers' Association Ms.Ridmika Dep (Middle), Secretary Ms.Sandiya Thalduwa, Treasurer Ms.Promuditha Senarathna with Ms.Kosalai (Lecturer – Faculty of Law- Jaffna) and Ms.C Thiyagaraja (WIN Colombo) are in the picture.
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The Chief Guest of this event was Ms.Imelda Sugumar (Government Agent- Jaffna-4th from the right) and the Guests of Honour were Ms.Yogeswary Patgunarajah (Mayor Municipal Council – Jaffna- 5th from right) , Ms.Shantha Abimanyu Singam (President Counsel- 3rd from left), Ms.Kosalai (Senior Lecturer Faculty of Law- Jaffna- 2nd from left), Mr. Arumugam- Manager- HNB Jaffna Branch- 1st from right), President of SLWLA Ms.Ridmika Dep (3rd from right) and Secretary Ms.Sandya Thalduwa (2nd from the right) were at the event.
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Lecture delivered by Ms. Kosalai - Senior Lecturer-Law Faculty, University of Jaffna
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Members participated from Sri Lanka Women Lawyers' Association (From Colombo)
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The participants were asking questions. Also stated that "we thought that we are alone, but we now know that we are not"
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Mr. Sasivarnan of Hatton National Bank PLC was delivering a presentation of "Customer Charter" to the gathering.
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Addressing on "Child Protection"
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Ms. Ridmika Dep (Right Middle), Co V President Ms. Pushpa Rupasinghe, and Treasurer Ms. Promuditha Senarathna with some of the participants (18th December 2011)


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