Ten special initiatives empowering women in Bangladesh

Minister (PM)'s 10 special initiatives is accelerating women empowerment in

Bangladesh and pace of national development on way to build a developed

country by 2041 next.

Officials and educationists expressed the view at a women rally

organised by District Information Office (DIO) at Taraganj O/A Girls' School

and College in Taraganj upazila of the district on Tuesday afternoon.

The event informed the participating women about goals of visions 2021

and 2041, development plans, Prime Minister (PM)'s 10 special initiatives,

women empowerment, sustainable development goals, preventing militancy,

terrorism and drug abuse.

With Principal of Taraganj O/A Girls' School and College Md. Shafikul

Islam in the chair, Senior District Information Officer Md. Humayun Kobir

attended the women rally as the chief guest.

Noted educationist Professor Mohammad Shah Alam, Taraganj Upazila Women

Affairs Officer Shahnaz Farhana Afroz, Headmaster of Ekorchali High School

AKM Saiful Islam and Senior Assistant Teacher Laila Sarker addressed as

special guests.

Humayun Kobir delivered keynote presentation in the rally participated

by over 200 female students of the institution, their mothers, women

community leaders and local elite.

He discussed fabulous successes achieved by the government in education,

agriculture, health, improvement of living standard of common people, women

development, poverty alleviation, digitisation, power generation and other

sectors in last ten years.

He narrated progress of implementation of the PM's ten special

initiatives and successes achieved in preventing child marriage, terrorism

and militancy and ensuring health services and sanitation, vaccination of

babies and hygiene of adolescents.

The speakers lauded the government for execution of multidimensional

programmes like education assistance for female education, costfree books,

selfemployment of women and their participation in elections to accelerate

women empowerment.

Principal Shafikul Islam said Bangladesh achieved a creditable success

in women empowerment following realisation of various visionary programmes

and pragmatic steps, including the Prime Minister's 10 special initiatives,

in last ten years.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)