Workshop on gender sensitisation concludes at CUK

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Srinagar: A two-day workshop on gender sensitisation – “Engendering Higher Education” concluded at Central University of Kashmir here on Friday which was organised by the Internal Complaints Committee of the varsity in collaboration with Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP).
Founder and director of WISCOMP, Dr Meenakshi Gopinath, said the workshop was successful in a way that it served the purpose of sensitizing the participants on gender equality.
She said that in order to promote gender equality continuous efforts should be made to sensitize the public. “Gender sensitization programmes are needed both inside and outside our institutions so that culture of gender equality could be promoted in the society,” she added.
Meenakshi said that more such workshops will be conducted in the future to promote the cause of gender equality
Internal Complaints Committee, chairperson, Prof. Nighat Basu, stressed upon the need to sensitize the teaching as well as the administrative staff of the varsity about the gender equality. She said that the ICC will continue to organise regular gender sensitisation programmes in the University