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UNESCO Chair Workshop: Violence Against Women Between Legal Responsibility and Societal Culture

The UNESCO Chair for Women in Science and Technology and the Deanship of Scientific Research at Sudan University of Science and Technology, in cooperation with the Unit for Combating Violence Against Women and Children and the United Nations Population Fund, organized a workshop entitled

 

Violence against women between legal responsibility and societal culture

 

with the presence of Prof Awad Saad Hassan, vice chancellor of the University, Prof Mahdi Abbas Shakak, deputy vice chancellor, Prof Amal Omar Bakhit, Dean of the Deanship of Scientific Research, Prof Amal Muhammad Ibrahim, Director of the UNESCO Chair, and Prof Salima Ishaq, Director of the Violence Against Women and Children Unit, and a group of specialists in the field, university professors and interested parties.

 

Prof Shakak emphasized that women represent great value in their intellectual and competitive capabilities in all forums, and said that women's rights should be known and the culture of combating violence against women in all its forms should be known and awareness of this and respect for their role is considered a responsibility for everyone

 

He also noted that women represent 60% of the working staff at the university, which is an indication of the importance of its pioneering role in building and reviving societies.

 

Professor Amal Omar Bakhit expressed her happiness at the holding of the workshop and showed that caring for women and believing in their effectiveness must be faced with preserving their rights and directing society to reject violence and circumvent their different roles .. She said that we in scientific research document all topics in a scientific way and search for solutions to all problems and various aspects of science and its forms with Highlight it to lift damage.

 

Prof Amal Omar Bakhit expressed her happiness at the workshop and showed that caring for women and believing in their effectiveness must be faced with preserving their rights and directing society to reject violence. She said that in scientific research, they document all topics using scientific methods and search for solutions to all problems and highlight it to lift damage.

 

Prof Amal Muhammad Ibrahim called on all groups and segments of society to stop the attitudes of marginalizing and reducing the status of women, and she said that awareness must be raised against the practice of violence against women, in addition to combating it and defining its damages. She explained that the slogan of #Hanabniyeho (we will built it) should be embodied in protecting rights and achieving social justice and rejecting violence in general and against women in particular. She also talked about their great ambition to establish a center to aid Sudanese and African women who do not enjoy their human rights in society.

 

Ms. Dalal Siddiq, representative of the UNESCO office in Khartoum, indicated that violence represents a clear and clear violation of human rights, noting that it has long-term social, cultural, psychological and moral implications, and indicated that UNESCO organizes an annual campaign in Sudan to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in December.

 
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