Published:  12:07 AM, 13 October 2019

Suicide prevention seminar held at EWU

Suicide prevention seminar held at EWU Speakers attend a seminar titled 'Suicide: Context and Prevention' on EWU campus on Thursday. -AA

Department of Sociology, East West University (EWU) organized a seminar on 'Suicide: Context and Prevention' on Thursday on its campus in Aftabnagar area of the capital. The speakers of the seminar were Shipra Zaman Joyashree, President, Bright Tomorrow Foundation, Md Zahidul Islam, Executive Director, Society for Voluntary activities and Dr Anisur Rahman Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, EWU.

  The seminar was chaired by Professor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin, Chief Advisor of East West University and former governor of Bangladesh Bank. The seminar highlighted the crucial points as to why suicide occurs, what are the social factors involved and how that can be prevented. It was suggested that suicide should be analyzed from the broader social perspectives and must be prevented through multilayered approaches addressing the anomic condition of the society.

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