The Health Cell of IQAC, Carmel College in collaboration with YWCA inaugurated its activities for the academic year 2017-18 on 6th July 2017. Ms Sajani DCosta welcomed the students and Dr Aldina Gomes spoke on YWCA and its activities. Dr Rachel introduced the speaker, Ms Ashwini Colaco ( B.A, LLB, LLM.) an ex-student of Carmel College and a lawyer by profession.
Ms Ashwini spoke on the Domestic Violence Act which covers atrocities and cruelty against women all over India, that result in physical, psychological and sexual suffering or harm to women including threats, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty occurring in private and public life.
She also discussed the social, economic causes and the mental /fatal outcomes of domestic violence in our society. The function was concluded by the principle Sr.Aradhana A.C. who thanked the speaker and the YWCA for collaborating with Carmel College.