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Meeting of JS body on social welfare ministry held

Published : 13 Jan 2022 10:13 PM

Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Social Welfare on Thursday suggested the ministry taking initiatives to rehabilitate sex workers in the society meeting their basic needs.

The committee made the recommendation at its 15th meeting at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with committee Chairman Rashed Khan Menon in the chair, said a press release. 

Committee members Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed, Sagufta Yasmin, Nasreen Jahan Ratna, Bodruddoza Md Farhad Hossain and Aroma Dutta joined the meeting.

The parliamentary watchdog constituted a sub-committee headed by standing committee member Aroma Dutta to formulate a complete report on the real scenario of the lifestyle of the sex workers after collecting factual data.