Special Correspondent, Habiganj : Chairperson of Human Rights Culture Foundation, former caretaker government advisor Advocate Sultana Kamal said that it can be said that women have been empowered to fulfill their responsibilities as Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition, Speaker and Deputy Leader of Parliament. In addition, women are now working in major positions including the Deputy Commissioner; But the empowerment of women in the country has not been equalized till now. In other words, women are still not treated as equals.
She said this in the speech of the chief guest at the discussion meeting on ‘What we can do to prevent violence against women and children’ organized by Habiganj Development Organization in collaboration with Human Rights Culture Foundation at the Habiganj Press Club Auditorium on Wednesday, September 20 afternoon.
President of Human Rights Culture Foundation Habiganj Mohammad Shaban Miah presided over the meeting. District Education Officer Mohammad Ruhullah, Women Affairs Officer Rumana Akhtar, Deputy Director of Islamic Foundation Muhammad Moniruzzaman, Former Principal of Habiganj Government Brindaban College Professor Ikramul Wadud, President of Habiganj Press Club Mohammad Nahij, Former President Advocate Mansur Uddin Ahmed Iqbal, Former General Secretary Advocate Shah Fakhruzzaman, Human Rights Culture Foundation Coordinator Tipu Sultan, Poet Tahmina Begum Gini, Habiganj Sadar Model thana OC-Investigation Md Rafiq, Banker Md Abdullah, Habiganj Sadar Upazila Parishad Vice Chairman Ferdous Ara Begum, the former Vice Chairman of Baniachong Upazila Parishad Jahanara Akter Beauty and Advocate Tahmina Khan spoke also. Mohammad Shaheen, Executive Director of Habiganj Development Organization delivered the welcome speech. Aref Ali Mandal, Coordinator of Habiganj Development Organization moderated.
Advocate Shayla Khatun, S M Suruj Ali, Advocate Eva Akhtar Talukder, Apu Chowdhury, Ataur Rahman, Aminul Islam, Shamim Ahmed Mohsin, Kuhinur Akhtar Beli, Sharmin Sultana, Neela Nag, Jhumur Sarkar, Salauddin Roni, Monir Hossain, Syeda Nazma Akhtar, Saiful Islam, Ferdous Ara Sumi, Sahena Akhtar, Shukla Dutt, Farzana Akhtar and Tanya Akhtar were present Also.