Participants at the workshop in Bhubaneswar. Picture by Ashwinee PatiBhubaneswar: The administration has held a workshop to sensitise girls and women on their safety and security at workplace and institutions in the wake of the suicide of a management student in her hostel room. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited on Wednesday organised the state-level workshop in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). "Instances of children getting involved in criminal activities can be attributed to their dropping out from school. Suggestions, including proper transportation facility and formation of sexual harassment committee, were considered by the authorities in case of workplace and institutions.

Source:   The Telegraph
December 07, 2017 18:56 UTC