IRWD observed16 October 2016
The National Committee on the Observation of the International Rural Women Day organized a human chain and rally in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.
The day was the International Rural Women Day (IRWD).
From the human chain, organizers demanded inclusion effective education on sexual and reproductive health in school curriculum especially for the adolescent girls.
They also proposed to ensure proper health care for the adolescents.
The human chain titled 'Sexual and Reproductive health rights of the adolescents: Our Commitment' was moderated by
National Committee Secretariat Coordinator Mustafa Kamal Akanda.
Secretariat Coordinator Ferdous Ara Rumee presented statement on behalf of the organizers. National Committee Chairperson Shamima Akhter, Aminur Rasul Babul of Unnayan Dhara Trust, Sanat Kumar Bhowmik and Shawkat Ali Tutul of COAST Trust also spoke at the occasion.