KISS-DU Organized various activities to observe Discrimination against Women Pakhwada from 25th November to 10th December 2022

KISS-DU observed International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25th November 2022.

KISS-DU and KIIT-DU jointly organised one-day Nuukad Natak on 25th November 2022 to observe the International day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Through the Nukkad Natak, various issues of women like female foeticide, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and different gender-based discriminations were displayed to create awareness among staff members and students. The students and staffs from both the universities participated. Professor Sasmitarani Samanta, the Vice Chancellor of KIIT DU addressed the audience and collected from the students. Further, she motivated them to contribute in making the campus free from any kind/form of discrimination and violence.

KISS-DU in association with ICC organized a quiz competition on ‘Legal Safeguards for Women’ on 30th November 2022

KISS-DU in association with ICC for Sexual Harassment against Women had organised a quiz competition on ‘legal safeguard for women’. The objective of the program was to create awareness about different laws and acts to safeguard any kind of violence, discrimination against women and girl child. The Postgraduate and Ph.D. students had participated in the competition. The Chairperson of ICC, Ms Sanghamitra Ray set the objectives behind organizing the quiz competition while Ms. Sadhana Mishra delivered a speech regarding different types of gender-based violence and she also shared the difficulties and challenges associated with being a transgender.

Open Mic on 2nd December 2022

KISS-DU in association with Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and NSS organized an Open Mic for the staff and students of KISS-DU on 2nd December 2022.

The main purpose was to understand the concept of violence from the youth’s perspective and encouraging them to share their stories and of their near and dear ones. They also talked about how today’s youth desires to build a better and safe place for themselves and for the society.

The event was graced by Sadhana Mishra who shared her experiences of facing violence because of her identity and sexuality. Dr. Aditi Panda, Project Manager, Samarthya samarth had facilitated the session and shared instances of different forms of violence and how to deal by adapting right kind of behaviour.

Sanghamitra Ray, Chairperson ICC had set the objectives of the session and talked about the background of the Programme.