Women empowerment is not dream in Bangladesh: Chumki
07 March 2015, Nirapad News: State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki today said the Bangladeshi women are now passing a successful time in the history as women empowerment in Bangladesh is not a dream now, but it is a reality.
The state minister said this while participating in a human chain organized by the Woman and Children Affairs Ministry marking the International Women Day in front of the National Press Club.
Bangladesh is the only country in the world where the positions of Prime Minister, opposition leader, Parliament Speaker and deputy leader of the parliament are women, the state minster told the function.
Woman and Children Affairs Secretary Tariqul Islam, Sujon’s secretary Dr Badiul Alam Majumder, Director General of the Department of Women Affairs Shahin Ahmed Chowdhury, among others, participated in the human chain.