Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Professor Dr Farzana Islam Thursday urged everyone for preventing sexual harassment on women, according to BSS reports.
She came up with the remarks while speaking at a view-exchange jointly organised by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad and Student Welfare and Counseling Centre of the university at the seminar room of Zahir Raihan auditorium on the campus marking the International Women Repression Prevention Fortnight-2018 and the World Human Rights Day, reports BSS.
Addressing the function, JU VC said, “Prevention of sexual harassment is a social movement. We must eliminate the discrimination between men and women
and consider ourselves only as human beings.”
“If we want to wake up, we will have to know, listen and read. We have to create a situation under our control. To prevent such crimes like sexual harassment, we will have to be physically and mentally capable,” she added.
Presided over by Director of Students Welfare and Counseling Centre Professor Rasheda Akhter, JU Treasurer Professor Sheikh Md Monzurul Huq and President of the central committee of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad Ayesha Khanam addressed the function among others.
Students and teachers of different departments and institutes took part in discussion.