BSS-44 Deputy Speaker for law against sexual harassment

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FAZLE RABBI- HARASSMENT-LAW

Deputy Speaker for law against sexual harassment

DHAKA, Sept 09, 2019 (BSS) – Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Md Fazle Rabbi Miah today emphasized on enacting a law to prevent sexual harassment.

“A law must be enacted for the prevention and protection against sexual harassment”, a press release quoted him saying that while addressing as the chief guest a discussion on ‘Sexual Harassment Prevention and Protection Act, 2019’.

The discussion was arranged by the Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights and National Girl Child Advocacy Forum.

The Deputy Speaker said that the draft has to be sent to the JS committee on law to scrutinize and then to the chairman of Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights, added the release.

Rabbi also emphasized on establishing a child court.

Later, chairman of Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights Shamshul Haque Tuku handed over the draft of the bill to the Deputy Speaker.

Caucus co-chairperson Aroma Dutta was also present at the discussion.

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