Gender equality training should begin at home: Dr. Aslam Parvaiz

, 10:55 AM IST

Hyderabad: The sense of equality between male and female children should start at an early stage by involving both of them in the household chores, Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University said on Tuesday.

Inaugurating two day handicrafts exhibition cum sale, organized by the Centre for Women Studies at the Campus, the Vice-Chancellor said the home should become the training ground for gender equality and justice.

A number of women entrepreneurs had put their work on show at the exhibition which was warmly received by visitors, students and staff. The exhibition was held from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm at seminar hall, Polytechnic building, MANUU.

Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, Registrar said showcasing the work of women artisan and entrepreneur will encourage them to scale higher heights in their endeavour. The entrepreneur should not only focus on the quality of their craft but also presentation, he added.

Dr. Amena Tahseen, Director, Centre for Women Studies said that she proposes to offer training to girls and women in handicraft at MANUU.