Changed mindset for preventing domestic violence stressed

Changed mindset for preventing domestic violence stressed

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Discussants at a tri-monthly meeting of the social change makers here on Wednesday afternoon stressed for launching social movement with a changed mindset for preventing domestic violence against women.
They underscored the essence for conducting mass campaign on the ‘Family Safety Act-2010’ to make the common people educated for ensuring equal rights, honour, dignity, safety and security of the women in building a peaceful society.They were addressing the tri-monthly meeting organised by ‘Pollisree’ in association with Kawnia upazila unit of the social change makers’ association at Kawnia upazila parishad auditorium with upazila Vice-chairman Selina Khatun Sheuly in the chair.Field Trainer of ‘Pollisree’ Kamrun Nahar, social change markers Sarwar Alam Mukul, Hasina Talukder, Archana Rani, Shamsunnahar Runi, Rawshanara Begum, Rupali Rani, Mukti Rani and Salma Begum addressed the meeting.The speakers presented the picture of domestic violence against women and repression, torture and abuse of women and children, especially in the socially backwards areas, and negative impacts of these curses in empowering women in the society.They also narrated the torture, cruelty and repression suffered by a number of victims in their families and called upon all concerned to work unitedly with holistic approach to banish such violence and
repression from the society.The participants expressed their commitments to play pioneering role through comprehensive initiatives involving all people in the society to root out violence against women through changing of the prevailing social mindset.They mentioned that the women are being subjected to violence everywhere including in their families and workplaces hindering women empowerment, flourishing leadership and their enhanced participations in nation building activities.They put maximum emphasis on accelerating awareness building activities about the ‘Family Safety Act-2010’ and showing cooperative attitude among the family members for building a better society with peace in every family. BSS, Rangpur

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