30 Jul.

Seminar on "Crossing Boundaries, Where to Go?"

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MSW Students and members from Ammachi Labs and the Center for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality were treated to an inspiring talk and interactive session by Dr. Irna van der Molen, Scientific Director at Reliefbase Foundation and policy advisor at the University of Twente, Netherlands.

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14th Graduation Day of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus

The 14th Graduation Day of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, was held at the campus on 26th August, 2017. 1725 students from the disciplines of engineering, business, arts & sciences, mass communication and social work received their degrees. This included 15 PhDs, and 50 medalists and rank-holders. 

Training Program on Strengthening the Skill of Childline Functionaries

An eight-day workshop of "Capacity Building and Training Programme on Strengthening the Skill of Childline Functionaries in Kerala" was conducted by the Department of Social Work, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri, from June 16-24, 2017. The programme was in association with The Childline Foundation and UNICEF, Chennai.

The camp was conducted to create awareness among the Childline volunteers on the increasing violence against children. The programme was inaugurated by Kollam District Judge, Muhammed Ibrahim. In his inaugural speech, the judge pointed out that the delay in securing results from forensic labs is the major reason for the interruption in cases charged under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act. Kollam city Police Commissioner, S. Ajeetha Begum was also present at the function.