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School of Physiotherapy

Gender sensitization “Queer Equality-Sure Equality”

The Gender Sensitization Committee of the School of Physiotherapy initiated an interactive session of Mr. Harish Iyer on the 26th September 2019 from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm in the auditorium on the 6th Floor Medical college building on behalf of ‘Iryna’ the Gender Sensitization Committee of DY Patil deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. The program organization was expertly carried out by members of our GSC, Dr. Shivani Chowdhury & Dr. Rishabh Sharan. Dr. Debjani Madam (Chairperson of the University Gender Sensitization Committee), Dr. Badhwar madam, Dr. Sumedha, Dr. Pragati, and other faculty members from the School of Biotechnology and School of Medicine attended the session. The Chief speaker for the program was Mr. Harish Iyer, a renowned Copyrighter, Motivational Speaker, and an Equal Rights activist working in the interests of the queer community, women, survivors of child abuse, and a TEDx speaker. He was the main person instrumental in fighting for the passing of article 377 in India. He spoke on the topic

—“Queer Equality—Sure Equality”