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Travelling Art and Film Festival held at AWU

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HT Correspondent
JORHAT, Dec 7: A two day ‘Travelling Art and Film Festival’ was held at Assam Women’s University (AWU), Rowriah here by Bodhana NGO on December 5 and 6.
An AWU faculty member informed that the event was a part of the NGO’s 16-day long festival that has been organised by travelling across the state since November 25 to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which is observed internationally.
The faculty member stated that the Bodhana team consisted of a resident artist, a documentarian, two project mentees, a project coordinator and the co-founder of Bodhana Nelson Deb, who coordinated the film and interactive sessions with the students at the AWU auditorium.
Film screenings, gender-based games, menstrual hygiene management, and games on breaking social taboos followed by poster making were held during the two-day event.
In the inaugural function on Monday, the university registrar Tapan Kumar Gohain highlighted the need for an active role for educational institutions in erasing gender inequalities in society by hosting such events.
AWU vice chancellor Dr Ajanta Borgohain Rajkonwar, in her address, affirmed her commitment in giving space to interventionist approaches in education, the faculty member added.

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