Under the auspices of Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, the Unit for Combating Violence against Women at the University organized on Friday, the 25th of November, the award ceremony of the 16 Arts Competition in the Grand Conference Hall of the Faculty of Medicine, as part of the unit’s participation in the global campaign (The 16-day Campaign Against Violence) which starts on November 25th and ends on December 10th.
Dr. Manal Fouda, Executive Director of the Unit, stated that this competition comes to encourage students to express their rejection of all forms of violence in an interactive manner, that resulted in a large number of creative participations from university students, explaining that the competition was held over a month in all Faculties and institutes of the university, during which students presented many artistic works, which included drawing, photography, creative writing, theatrical performance, musical composition and other arts.
At the end of the ceremony, the 16 winners at the university level were announced, and a financial prize of 1,000 pounds was presented to each of them. All students participating in the competition were honoured and presented with certificates of appreciation and in-kind prizes.
The ceremony was attended by Dr. Baheya El Ekhriti, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Specific Education, Dr. Magda El-Shazly, Rapporteur of the National Council for Women, in addition to a group of vice deans of different faculties, and the coordinators of the Unit for Combating Violence against Women from among the faculty members at the university.