Gender Sensitization With Nukkad Natak In AMU
In collaboration with Aligarh Muslim University Drama Club, the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is on massive campaign for creating awareness among students to spread gender sensitization through Nukkad Natak (The Street Play).
In the first phase of drive, ICC indentified AMU schools and Nukkad Nataak was organised in ABK High School (Girls) , AMU Girls high School and Senior Secondary School (Girls10+2).
Speaking on the occasion, the Presiding officer Prof Shaheena Taranum who led the event said, “Street plays have always been an important tool in spreading awareness about a cause and the idea is to sensitise people regarding women's issues and make a difference in people's thinking with our efforts”.
Nukkad Natak written by Ms. Razia Khanum and directed by Mr. Dishank Sharma touched upon issues of eve-teasing, touching, female infanticide, stalking, child abuse and acid attack. Troupe which included Jaffar Hasnain , Shakir Ali , Pradeep , Fiaza , Habiba , Amir, Azhar, Rishi , Tahzeeb, Muglata, Ahmad Navi, Aaqib Khan, Sufiyan, Shobneet, Mushrik , Saba khan and Priya Sharma gave scintillating display and earned standing ovation .
Later in an interactive session Principal, staff and students urged the Committee members to organise more such events in future so that the students be more informative and motivated to deal with such menace.
Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) team members Prof Samina khan, Dr Juhi Gupta, Dr Farah Ashar and Ms Sabiha Naaz Lari were also present