RAJSHAHI, Development activists and slum dwellers at
a human chain here unequivocally called for ensuring education rights of the
slum daughter child for transforming them into worthy citizens.
They mentioned that hundred percent school enrolment, quality teaching and
stopping dropout can be the vital means of attaining the cherished goal of
flourishing hidden talents of slum children.
Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge (BARCIK), a research
based development organisation, and Namobhadra Shelterless People Development
Organisation (NSPDO) jointly arranged the programme at Namobhadra Slum in the
city in observance of the International Daughter Child Day 2019.
BARCIK Regional Coordinator Shahidul Islam, NSPDO President Shafiqul Islam
and its General Secretary Miton Mian and slum girls Chandi, Kakoli and
Kajoli addressed the meeting.
The discussants unanimously said concerted effort of all government and
non government entities concerned has become an urgent need for ensuring
quality education of the slum and all other underprivileged children.
The girls, at the event, depicted their problems relating to the
institutional education and sought cooperation of the government agencies
concerned to solve the problems so that they can be transformed into worthy
citizens through flourishing their latent talents effectively and
They also urged the government and the affluent people in society to come
forward for the welfare of underprivileged children.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)