The National Girl Child Day-2022 was celebrated in Bhola district on Tuesday as elsewhere across the country with a view to build girl children as worthy citizens for building a prosperous Bangladesh.
This year's theme of the day is 'Somoyer Ongikar: Konyashishur Odhikar' (Rights of girl children: a timely pledge).
Marking the day, the District administration and Department of Women Affairs jointly organized a discussion to devise ways and means on how to ensure equal rights for the Girl child.
The discussion meeting was held in the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner's office this morning. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Taufiq-E-Lahi Chowdhury addressed the function as the chief guest with Additional Deputy Commissioner Tamim Al Yamin in the chair.
Deputy Director of District Women Affairs Department Md Iqbal Hossain, District Child Affairs Officer Md Akhtar Hossain, District Information Officer Md Nurul Amin, Abdur Rob School and College Principal Safia Khatun, among others, spoke on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the speakers said that half of the total population of the country is women. The present government has taken various measures to ensure women empowerment.
Especially women are being made skilled through various trainings. As a result, women are becoming self-reliant.