To create and develop social and ethical consciousness among the students of Daffodil International University (DIU) a awareness session titled “Social Awareness and Ethical Development of Students” was organized by Complaint Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment at DIU on April 5, 2017 at Permanent Campus at Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka.
Ms. Shaheen Anam, Executive Director, Manusher Jonno Foundation, was the Keynote Speaker. Ms. Shaheen Anam focused on ‘basic human rights’ and ‘rights of women’. She put emphasis upon how women today have shown that there is nothing they cannot do if given the chances and how they are marching ahead in all professions of every level. She mentioned that despite these achievements there are some stories of repression, killings, bride burning and poverty and there are innumerable women who live their lives in utter misery. She explained the way out of overcoming their situations.
Professor Dr. Md. Golam Mowla Choudhury, Convener, Complaint Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment at DIU was the session chair. The session was also addressed by Professor Dr. Mostofa Kamal, Dean of Permanent Campus, Dr. Touhid Bhuiyan, Head, Department of Software Engineering, Dr. A. B. M. Kamal Pasha, Head, Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management (ESDM). A large number of faculty members, administrative officers and students were present in the session. The program followed by an effective interactive session with students.