17 C
Sunday, December 3, 2023
HomePakistanPU to send team of experts to Kasur for awareness

PU to send team of experts to Kasur for awareness

Published on


LAHORE: (Sunday, January 14, 2018): On the directions of Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zakria Zakir, a team of behavioral, social sciences experts and psychologists would be sent to Kasur on Monday for launching countrywide awareness campaign and research against child abuse in the wake of recent barbaric incident at Kasur.

According to press statement, Prof Dr Zakria Zakir said that social researchers of PU would make efforts to solve the societal problems especially crime against children. He said that the committee of experts from various disciplines would visit Kasur’s schools to create awareness on Monday. Prof Zakir has also assured that the PU scientists would not leave the nation at this critical juncture and would do scientific research on such issues so that such incidents could be prevented from happening in future. He said that PU would also collaborate with Child Protection Bureau, Department of Social Welfare and Department of Schools to devise a comprehensive strategy to address this issue on long term basis.

The vice chancellor has also directed all the departments of behavioral and social sciences to plan short term and long term measures to prevent sexual violence against children.

Latest articles

Conference focuses “Emerging Issues in Library, Info Management”

Staff Report LAHORE: The Institute of Information Management (IIM), University of the Punjab, Lahore, hosted...

Dr. Tahir Mehmood Leads Successful PKR 18 Million Dairy Development Project

Dr. Tahir Mehmood, Associate Professor, CAMB, PU successfully completed the project worth PKR 18...

Three Continents, Six Countries; FIFA’S Century in Football.

FIFA, A nostalgic name, One gets déjà vu after hearing it. An event which...

Pakistan’s Falling apart Climate: Critical Activity Required 

By Aqsa Sajjad  Pakistan, like numerous nations around the world, is confronting the serious results...