The seminar on “Social Awareness and Ethical Development of female students” was held on May 26, 2016 at DIU Auditorium organized by Complaint Committee of Daffodil International University. The seminar recommended that there is a need to get remedy of women harassment and will have to save dignity of women through building united force to prevent and protest against sexual harassment.
To create social awareness and ensure social and family safety of the female students complaint committee of Daffodil International University organized this seminar. The Self-awareness of women is also important prior to create social awareness. Media can play an active role here. In women empowerment advancement Bangladesh has advanced a long way.
Chairperson of Transparency International Bangladesh, Former Executive Director of Ain O Shalish Kendra and Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government Advocate Sultana Kamal was present as the chief guest at the seminar. Dr. Taslima Mansur, Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka and Professor Dr. Aminul Islam, Emeritus Professor and Founder Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University were present as the guests of Honour. Prof. Dr. Yousuf Mahabubul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University presided over the seminar. Prof. Dr. Golam Maowla Chowdhury, Proctor and Chairman, Complaint Committee of Daffodil International University delivered the address of welcome and Ms. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Head, Department of Law highlighted the preventive measures taken by the university to protect female students from sexual harassment and social safety.
It helped creating social awareness regarding harassment against women . Women empowerment issue has also been raised in this seminar . This type of seminar and their recommendations help the Government to formulate necessary policies favoring the women against all sorts of oppressions and harassment against them.