RANGPUR, Women activists at a post-rally discussion
today laid emphasis on engaging comprehensive efforts with a changed social mindset to bring an end to repression and violence against women.
Rangpur unit of 'Nipiron Birodhi Nari Mancha (NBNM)' organised the
discussion at Mahiganj Press Club auditorium in the city after bringing out
the rally marking the Women Repression Prevention Day- 2019.
With Convener of NBNM Nandini Das in the chair, its Member-secretary
Sanjida Akhter moderated the discussion.
Convener of Rangpur unit of 'Sramik Adhikar Andolan' Polash Kanti Nag
delivered keynote speech putting emphasis on building a peaceful society free
from repression and violence against women and social erosion.
Women activists and Members of NBNM Pervin Akhter, Bristi Roy, Alo Begum
and Shapla Roy, among others, addressed the discussion.
The speakers stressed the need for engaging comprehensive GO-NGO efforts to
stop all sorts of repression and violence against women, adolescents and
Pervin Akhter expressed concern over spread of unhealthy culture, drug
abuse, obscene advertisements, porno websites, repression and violence
Nandini Das called for launching social movement to bring an end to all
sorts of social erosion to save the young generations from moral degradation
in building a healthier and peaceful society.
We must bring an end to repression and violence against women and social
erosion to ensure equal rights, dignity and honour of women at every sphere
of the society, she added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)