** Why gas only, their crisis is multiplying everywhere ** A number of children admitted to Thakurgaon Adhunik Hospital for cold-related diseases compelled to stay along with their parents outside of the hospital due to lack of beds. This photo was taken on Wednesday. ** 1 in 3 BD kids fed properly ** ADB trims GDP growth forecast ** HC orders freeze on Evaly asset sale ** Truck, covered van workers call off strike ** Another case filed against Evaly couple ** SAARC FMs' UN assembly sideline meet over Afghanistan cancelled ** Biden pledges 500m jabs for developing nations ** e-commerce scams Writ seeking judicial probe ** Supply shortfall hits gas sector ** AI demands 2b Covid jabs for poor nations ** US should ask forgiveness for betraying its core values and mass killing ** Hundreds of people crowd in front of a Covid-19 vaccine centre at Mugda in the capital on Tuesday. ** Can e-commerce be rescued? High-level meet today ** High fever common among city children IEDCR for early diagnosis ** Evaly CEO remanded again, wife sent to jail ** Truck, covered van owners, workers go on 72-hour strike ** HC rule for stopping fraudulent ad ** ACC frames charges against ex-DGHS driver, his wife ** Suu Kyi goes on trial for incitement ** Aggrieved customers and sellers of controversial e-commerce platform Evaly engage in a scuffle in front of CMM court in the capital on Tuesday. ** Covid infection rate drops below 5pc ** Garment worker gang-raped in Chattogram ** Biden urges unity at UN amid tensions with allies **

IRWD observed

16 October 2016

Staff Reporter :
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.

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