SMVDU Katra: Dr. Amitabh VikramDwivedi, Head, School of Languages and Literature, along with his colleague Dr. SimranPreet Kaur, were invited for delivering lectures at three-day course on “Women Safety and Security- Issues and Challenges” at Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy, Udhampur. In his session on “Domestic/Street Violence: Women as Soft Target”, Dr. Dwivedi apprised the course trainees about increasing rate of violence prevailing in contemporary Indian society and also how one can contribute in overcoming such situations which harass women. He also cited recent incidents of street violence, highlighting how they have an adverse impact on the psyche of an individual. Further, Dr. SimranPreet Kaur, in her session on “Gender Sensitivity- Need of Hour” sensitized the trainees about gender biasness prevalent in the society and how it is circulated through the medium of sources like films, advertisements, print media, and alike. Also, Dr. Kaur suggested various means, such as seminars, conferences and alike, through which one can spread awareness in the society. Both the sessions were quite interactive and the faculty members were well appreciated by the Police fraternity.