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Women can achieve remarkable progress in every sector: Speaker

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin

Chaudhury today said women can achieve remarkable progress in every sector if

they build themselves as skilled workforce through acquiring knowledge on

different disciplines of development.

“Women’s are leaving mark of success in every sectors and different

professions through their capability, merit and skills,” she said at a

discussion of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) by joining virtually as chief

guest, said a press release here today.

DRU organized the programme titled “Women’s progress, barriers and

challenges in five decades,” marking International Women’s Day with its

president Morsalin Nomany in the chair.

The Speaker unveiled the cover of `Konthossor’, a special publication for

DRU’s women members. DRU also honored six senior women journalists — Mahmuda

Chowdhury, Farida Yasmin, Shahnaz Begum, Nadira Kiron, Sharmin Rinvi and

Angur Nahar Monty — for their contribution in journalism.

Executive Director of Nari Progoti Shongho, Rokeya Kabir, Editor of Daily

Ittefaq Tasmima Hossain, General Secretary of Bangladesh Mohila Parishad

Maleka Banu, DRU General Secretary Moshiur Rahman Khan, among others,

addressed the discussion.

DRU women affairs secretary Rita Nahar presented the keynote paper at the

function.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)