Elimination of Violence and Discrimination against Women Pakhwada

Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University’s (MANUU) Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in association with the Department of Women Education and MANUU Drama Club is conducting talks on ‘Cyber Stalking and Cyber Abuse against Women’ and ‘Emotional and Mental Violence against Women’ on December 09, 2022 to observe Elimination of Violence and Discrimination against Women Pakhwada.

The guest speakers – Ms. Sunitha, Inspector of Police, Cyberabad Women’s Police Station and Ms. Jameela Nishat, Founder-Director, Shaheen Collective will be delivering talks to spread awareness and for sensitization. Prof Syed Ainul Hasan, Vice-Chancellor will preside over the programme. MANUU Drama Club will be presenting Skit Aurat adapted from Safdar Hashmi’s play on the occasion. Mime show: Gudiya and Parinda a Musical Play will also be presented.

According to Prof. Gulfishan Habeeb, Chairperson, ICC, several events such as movie screening, competitions on slogan writing, poster presentation, short film, documentary film and photography contests on the theme ‘Violence against Women’ were organized during the 16 day Campaign. The last day of the campaign will be observed as Day of Introspection on December 10, 2022.

Prof Ishtiyaq Ahmed, Registrar inaugurated the campaign on November 25. A film “Thappad” directed by Mr. Anubhav Sinha was also screened followed by discussion on the film and women issues on the occasion. The University  Drama Club held its monthly open mic event “Ignited Minds” on Violence against women on December 05 wherein twelve students presented Monoacting, Mimicry, Elocution, Poetry etc.

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