“Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future”
We have celebrated the day at polder 34/2 (Khulna), 47/4 (Patuakhali) and Polder 2 (Satkhira) through rally with different festoon, slogan and discussion session. WMG and WMA members, Upazila vice chairman, Union Parishad chairman, Union Parishad representative, school going adolescent, and Journalist and BGP team members were participated in those events. Total 1200 participants have participated in the program, among them 90 % participant were female. In discussion participants emphasized on the importance of gender equality and its impact on development.
A.M. Aminul Haque – Director General of BWDB, Mohammad Ali -Addl. Director of BWDB, Amirul Hossain- Project Coordinating Director of BGP, Guy Jones – Team Leader BGP and others TA team members and BWDB team members were present in the discussion. Roksana Begum Gender coordinator said: “There is no need of any special day for Women. We don’t want any special facility for us, we want us to get recognized as a human being, don’t treat us as a female”. Team leader of BGP said: “we are very keen for Generation Equality because half of the population are female and female play a crucial role in everyone’s life”