Chennai: City-based PENN (Protection & Empowerment of Naree), an organisation working to prevent sexual violence against women and children, observed its first anniversary with a gathering here recently.
Seema Agarwal, Additional Director General of Police, Prevention of Crime Against Women and Children and Carnatic vocalist and playback singer P Unnikrishnan were the chief guests.
The chief guests and special invitees spoke at event shared their insights on how to tackle the issue.
Several of the public awareness videos that the trust has created to date were also screened.
Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, PENN is planning events such as short film and illustration competitions and other community engagement programmes, including more self-defense workshops.