BSS-50 Int’l Day of Rural Women tomorrow

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DAY-RURAL-WOMEN (With picture)

Int’l Day of Rural Women tomorrow

DHAKA, Oct 14, 2018 (BSS) – International Day of Rural Women will be
observed across the country tomorrow as elsewhere in the globe.

The day will be observed at more than 40 districts across the country,
International Day of Rural Women Observance National Committee disclosed it
today at a press conference held at the Jatiya Press Club here.

The daylong programme will include processions, seminars, human-chains,
fairs and awarding women for contributing towards the society.

The International Day of Rural Women Observance National Committee
President Shamima Akter presented a keynote paper in the press conference
while Coordinator of the committee Secretariat Ferdous Ara Rumi conducted it.

Ferdous Ara Rumi in her speech said rural women engaged in different
types of works such as farming, rearing cattle, but they are not given their
due acknowledgement as these works do not have financial value.

Executive Director of Nari Bikash Kendra Masuda Faruk Ratna and Vice-
President of Krishak Shramik Federation, among other, were present at the
event.

BSS/PR/SAH/RY/20:22 hrs