Mass media can play vital role for development of children and women
03 November 2015, Nirapade News: Speakers at a community consultation on victim support center said role of mass media can play a vital role to control various violence and repression against children and women.
Terming the repression against women and children as the major violence and gross violation of human rights they said there is no alternative to check it substantially.
Under the police reform Programme (PRP) Khulna Community Police Forum organized the community consultation at a local hotel here.
Additional Police Commissioner Mahbub Hakim presided over the meeting while Additional IGP Md. Mokhlesur Rahman addressed the function as the chief guest.
They viewed the country’s mass media both print and electronics have been playing a vital role towards mitigating regional and national level problems through objective reporting. So the issue of child marriage and its related issues were gets priority under media coverage and how to solve the problem.
The chief guest urged to all section of people to approach positive attitude in the society that must be reduce domestic violence.
He also stressed the need for building accountability policing system and to change colonial policing attitude and urged police for serving mass people to building develop Bangladesh.
Project manager of PRP Geruld Smith, DIG of Khulna Range Police S M Moniruzzaman, Police Super Habibur Rahman, Commander of RAB-6 Rafiqul Islam, PRP gender specialist Fouzia Khatun, General Secretary of City unit Policing Committee Dr. Quamrul Islam, Representative of Bangladesh Mohila Ainjeebi Samity Hamida Khan Laila, Additional Police Super Sonali Sen and Assistant Commissioner of KMP Tarek Hassan, Journalist S M Zahid Hossain, among others, addressed the function.
Senior Police officials, Representatives of Civil society, members of Community police, journalists, among others attended the meeting.