Seminar urges youth to raise voice for women's safety

Published On: 6 Dec 2023


Sargodha: December 6, 2023- The Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Sargodha (UoS) organized a 

seminar and awareness walk titled “Strengthening Voices to Eliminate Violence Against Women" on Wednesday.

The event aimed to raise awareness and shed light on actionable strategies to eliminate violence against women to strengthen 

an equitable society.

The walk led by the Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mian Ghulam Yasin began at the College of Pharmacy and ended at Wazir 

Agha Library, where esteemed guests, faculty members, and many students also participated.

The students displayed placards, banners, and vibrant posters to condemn the violence against women and express a strong 

desire to achieve a violence-free society.

The event brought together distinguished keynote speakers including Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mian Ghulam Yasin, 

Dr.Qaisra Ismail, Member of Punjab Status on Woman Commission, Mr.Shah Nawaz Khan, Provisional Manager SPO, Dr. 

Saira Shafi, Deputy District Population Welfare Officer, Sargodha, and other prominent figures.

In an impactful Seminar, Speakers addressed common challenges faced in the prevention of and response to violence against 


They provided students with practical examples of Islamic teachings that honored, protected, and covered aspects of women's 

rights in all spheres of life.

They emphasized that 90% of women face mistreatment within communities, and there is an urgent need to stop violence 

against women to create a safer world where every woman is protected from abuse, discrimination, and harm.

In the concluding note, Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mian Ghulam Yasin said ‘’ Our Shared Responsibility is to foster a 

society in which every woman can live without fear of violence’’.