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FLO starts city chapter

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Aiming to empower women, the

Ladies Organisation today launched its Chapter for a pan-initiative 'Flo Advocacy and Legal Cell'.

The cell will equip its members and other women with political and legal tools to influence gender disclosure, use creative means to change social perceptions of women, create a platform for progressive thought and knowledge sharing.

It will also encourage members to spread legal awareness on women's rights.

People can share their queries to an email id which will be guided by a team of special panelists and experts in the field.

Flo chairperson, Chapter, Anupama Sureka leading the expert panel of Flo Advocacy and Legal Cell in would provide guidance on women's rights, policy recommendations, laws affecting women, schemes and exceptions for women and many other social aspects that they should be aware of.

"We must focus on women's legal problems and concerns and it requires more than just our knowledge of the or our experience in the courtroom. They need honest answers, thoughtful guidance and knowledge about their rights to stand independent in life," FLO Kolkata Chapter chairperson Anupama Sureka said.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 15:57 IST