Health Desk- 7 May, 2019: Aiming to protect rights of womenfolk in the society, a meeting on “Women and girl child’ was held in Nilphamari district administration conference room on Monday, reports BSS.
Pollishiri, a non-government organisation, in cooperation with Manusher Jonney Foundation organized the meeting to disseminate information on women’s rights.
Among others, additional deputy commissioner (general) Md Azaharul Islam, officials of different government organizations and rights activists also addressed the meeting.
At the meeting, speakers laid emphasis on taking initiatives to ensure easy access of women to different development process, which eventually would make them empowered socially and economically.
According to health experts, child marriage creates many health complications among mothers and it must be stopped for promoting women empowerment.