KARACHI:Sindh Minister for Women Development Shehla Raza met the Karachi University’s (KU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan at his office on Tuesday to discuss issues regarding the varsity’s anti-harassment committee.
Khan informed Raza that anti-harassment committees have been formed in all departments of the university and complaint boxes have also been placed, in the VC’s and faculty offices, which are regularly monitored. Khan said that he himself monitors the complaint box in his office.
According to Khan, KU is the country’s largest public-sector university and has a majority of female students belonging to all socio-economic segments of society. Raza assured that the Women Development ministry will cooperate with KU on the harassment issue. Raza also visited the daycare centre at KU and said it was necessary to have daycare centres so that working women can perform their official tasks freely.