HEC takes notice of harassment, security issues at universities.


ISLAMABAD -- The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has taken serious notice of rising incidents of harassment, violation of privacy, intolerance and lack of basic amenities in universities across the country.

Particularly, HEC also taken notice of the recent allegations of breach of privacy and harassment in the University of Balochistan.

The Commission has placed these issues on the agenda of the Vice Chancellor's meeting to be held on October 21, said a press release.

The meeting will discuss existing regulations that address such acts as well as additional measures that might be needed to make university campuses safe and secure places. The university heads will also discuss the funding issues of the...

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