Preparations afoot to celebrate Women’s Day in Rangpur


Different government and non-governmental organisations have completed all out preparations to celebrate the International Women’s Day -2020 through day-long programmes in the city as elsewhere in the district today, reports BSS. 

The district administration sources said the day will be celebrated the day with basic objective for ending gender disparity, repression and violence against women and ensuring their equal emancipation in all development activities for their empowerment. 

The district and upazila administrations, District Information Office, Department of Women Affairs, Department of Social Services, Shishu Academy, Jatiya Mahila Sangstha and other organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the day.

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including Begum Rokeya Forum, Eco Social Development Organisation, RDRS Bangladesh, ‘Pollishree’, BRAC, ‘Karmojibi Nari’, ‘Amrai Pari Paribarik Nirjaton Protirodh Jyote’, women and human rights organisations and educational institutions among others will celebrate the day.

The celebration will herald with formation of human chains and bringing out of rallies and processions with participation of women, girls, adolescents, students, officials, socio cultural, human rights and NGO activists followed by discussions and cultural functions.

The district administration in collaboration with other government and non- government development organisations will organise the main discussion at Town Hall auditorium in the city.