Seminar on Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Educational Institutions


On 27 November 2019, DSW organized a seminar on Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Educational Institutions in association with Bangladesh Mahila Parishad and Law and Human Rights, UAP.

Ms. Nazia Wahab, Assistant Professor, Law and Human Rights, UAP delivered welcome speech while Dr. Swarnali Islam Khandaker, Head, Department of Pharmacy and Convener, Sexual Harassment Prevention Committee, UAP shared the policies of the committee against such activity at UAP Campus. Leaders of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad attended the seminar and delivered their speeches including Dr. Fouzia Moslem, Vice Charperson; Adv. Masuda Rehana Begum, AGS; Adv. Maksuda Akhter, Director, Legal Advocacy and Lobby; and Adv. Dipti Shikder. The theme of the seminar was ''Rape and Sexual Harassment is a Crime against Humanity - Stand against the Crime.''

Air Cdre (retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury addressed the audience as the Director, DSW. Among others, the seminar was also attended by Mr. Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury, Chairperson, BOT; Mr. Md. Asaduzzaman, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Law & Human Rights. Around 150 students from different departments and faculty members attended the seminar.