One day Seminar was organized for adolescent girls on “Understanding Gender and Gender-Based Violence” on 15-03-2014 organized in collaboration with District Medical Office, and Aarogyakeralam, Alappuzha from 10: 30 am at Bakitha hall in association with human rights, NSS and Women Cell. The health club member Kum Neethu T Ignatius of IIDC welcomed the gathering. The first session was handled by District RCH Officer Dr. Vidhya Ajai who discussed on gender, sex, violence and current statistics regarding gender-based violence. Next session was by Smt Sreedevi, Protection Officer, Alappuzha, who vividly explained on the legal rights for women against domestic violence and the different acts like“ Nirbhaya” Policy, Employment Vigilance Act and POSCO- Protection of Children from Sexual Offence. The teachers-in-charge of the various clubs Prof Indu M, Ms. Anju M Neeliyara, Dr. Bhagya D, Ms. Binitha Benny and Ms. Febby Payva were present at the meeting. Kumari Bhagyamithra delivered the vote of thanks.