Development organisation Brac will undertake programmes to help oppressed and deprived women raise their voices through creating more awareness at the grassroots level, speakers said this at an event in Cox's Bazar Monday.
To formulate a plan of action and recommendation, five partner NGOs of Brac – Society for Health Extension and Development, Programme for Helpless and Lagged Societies, Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh, Jago Nari Unnayan Sangstha, and NONGOR – arranged the workshop "Annual Progress and Experience Sharing."
Speaking as the chief guest, Md Nasim Ahmed, additional deputy commissioner of Cox's Bazar, said: "Focusing on the rights and dignity of deprived people is crucial while ensuring their development."
Md Abdul Matin Shardar, head of the host community programme under the humanitarian crisis management programme of Brac, called upon the NGOs to come up with innovative ideas to keep up with the changing times.
Didarul Alam Rashed, executive director of NONGOR, Tariqul Islam, executive director of Alliance for Cooperation and Legal Aid Bangladesh, Sheuli Sharma, executive director of Jago Nari Unnayan Sangstha, also spoke at the function.