Comprehensive efforts stressed to prevent violence against women

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

children.

Pervin Akhter expressed concern over spread of unhealthy culture, drug

abuse, obscene advertisements, porno websites, repression and violence

against women.

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)