University of Kerbala Organizing a Conference on How to Combat Violence in Iraqi Society

Students of faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry – University of Kerbala, in cooperation with Iraqi Human Rights Watch Association, have organized a conference on phenomenon of violence, with participation of representatives from Iraqi parliament, civil society organizations, and academics.
President of University of Kerbala, Prof. Dr. Basim Khalil Nile Al-Saedi, says that the university administration encourages such conferences organized by students, since they are the builders of society.
The conference, which is under the slogan (Towards Humanity: From Violent to Conscious), sheds light on types of violence, including domestic and educational violence focusing on the role of the media to limit this phenomenon.
The conference aims at finding out appropriate solutions to decrees violence in Iraqi society. It recommends the necessity of enacting laws that protect human rights, including the Domestic Violence Law.