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Complain of sexual harassment against a teacher at Jahangirnar University

Jahangirnagar_universityComplain of sexual harassment in the educational institutes is not new. The latest complain has been brought against a teacher of Jahangirnagar University. He is a lecturer of accounting and information system department of the university.

More than one female students have complained against that teacher. Formal complaint is submitted before the anti sexual harassment cell of the university. Professor Rashid Harun, who is a member of that cell has refused to comment on it and expressed hope that it will be revealed after investigation.

That teacher denied this complaint. It is reported that he putting pressure to settle this issue.

Sexual harassment issue surfaces so frequently in the educational institutes. Jahangirnagar University is notorious for it. A special anti sexual harassment cell was formed to battle against this problem. In many cases academics are involved.

Fifteen years ago an incident sparked countrywide condemnation when it was surfaced that some students  who were members of student wing of a political party celebrated their hundredth rape.

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