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Media plays important role for women empowerment

Media plays important role for women empowerment

The mass media has been playing important role in changing the social
mindset for women empowerment and flourishing women leadership in
every sphere of the society, speakers said this here yesterday
They were addressing a views-sharing meeting organised by ‘Pollisree’,
with the local media workers at Rangapur Shahittya Parishad auditorium
in the city under its ‘Social Intervention-Women Empowerment and
Leadership’ project.
With Programme Facilitator of Rangpur Unit of the NGO Rezaul Karim, in
the chair, President of District Change-makers’ Committee Ahsan Habib
Rabu, Filed Trainer of ‘Pollisree’ Nargis Begum, journalists Mahbubul
Islam, Shakil Ahmed and Afzal Hossain, Arab Ali Bablu, addressed.
A large number of the local journalist from print, electronic and
online media took part in the meeting and also participated in the
open discussion session.
Highly lauding role the country’s mass media in empowering women, the
speakers asked the journalists for continuing their efforts in
eradicating gender discrimination and violence against women to
flourish women leadership at all levels.
They called upon the media workers for publishing more reports and
features to create awareness for launching vigorous social movement
involving all citizens to establish gender equity and equal women
rights at all spheres of social life.
They also stressed for concerted efforts of all stakeholders including
the journalists to work unitedly for brining a substantial change to
the prevailing social mindset in ensuring honour, dignity and equal
rights of the womenfolk to attain sustainable national uplift.
(BSS, Rangpur)


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