Mangaluru, Feb 14, 2020: Educational institutions must initiate adequate precautionary measures to ensure prevention of sexual abuse cases, said Shyamala Kunder, Member of National Commission for Women.
She was speaking after inaugurating a one day workshop on the Role of educational institutions in preventing sexual abuse cases on Thursday. The seminar held at the UR Rao Auditorium of Mangalore University was organised by the Women’s Study Centre of the University.
Pointing out at the several laws that aim at ensuring protection of women’s rights and justice to them, she said at the same time precaution need to be taken to see that the law is not misused.
Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof P S Yadapadittaya presided over the function. He said CCTV cameras are being installed at strategic places in the campus.
Merlyn Martis, Director of DEEDS, was the resource person. Dr Anitha Ravishanker, Director of the Women’s Study Centre was present among others.