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Bhopal: Students present views on violence against women

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BHOPAL: Archdiocese of Bhopal in collaboration with Queen Mary’s School organised a workshop on “International day of violence against women”. Rev Sr Quietline, the principal of the school welcomed the distinguished guests and said that she was overwhelmed to see the positive response to this workshop and thanked the diocese for extending its help to organise this wonderful workshop to promote meaningful awareness for the school students. There were around 30 students both boys and girls to speak on the above subject. Three minutes each were given to speak on the topic with a bell and three judges to promote interest among the students.

First, second and third prizes besides consolation prizes were awarded as the best speakers. District education officer (DEO) Dharmendra Sharma, said that in this busy world, encouragements in different fields are not given to the students in spite of various capacities and abilities are prominent among the students. It was clearly visible that abilities of the youngsters were not brought out in the recent Olympic Games, he added.

Neetu Kansariya, the SI-Nirbhaya incharge, said in her address that not to be frightened of any kind of violence against women as the government has made very strict rules against the culprits. She asked the girls to be alert and vigilant against others and self.