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Under the auspices of Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, Unit for Combating Violence against Women - Alexandria University, in cooperation with the Integrated Society for the Treatment of Psychological and Social Crises, organized a workshop at the University City headquarters - female students, under the title “Your Self is a Trust - Defend It”, attended by approximately 70 expatriate female students from the university city, and a group of coordinators and volunteers of the unit for combating violence against women at the university.
The workshop revolved around psychological and physical mechanisms for self-defense, and was lectured by Dr. Manal Fouda, Executive Director of the Unit, spoke about the Unit’s role in creating a safe educational environment, and Mr. Alaa Saad, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Integrated Society, gave a speech in which he explained the association’s free services, especially psychological consultations. The workshop also included an introduction to the types of physical and psychological violence, presented by Dr. Wafaa Al-Sahli, Professor of Forensic Medicine and member of the Unit’s Board of Directors, gave an awareness speech about the psychological dangers behind fear and suppressing negative emotions. Dr. Omnia Nassar and Dr. Nada Al-Muezzin, and the workshop concluded with the practical part of self-defense presented by Dr. Farouk's prayer.
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