East West University (EWU) celebrated International Women’s Day with colorful programmes at EWU Campus, Aftabnagar, Dhaka on Sunday.
The university has arranged a vibrant rally at the campus area and Aftabnagar main road. The rally was attended by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr MM Shahidul Hassan; Pro VC Professor Dr Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun; Treasurer AZM Shafiqul Alam and faculty members, admin officers and students of the university participated in the rally.
The event was followed by a discussion session. The main theme of the discussion session was “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women's Rights”. The discussion session was attended by among others; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dhaka University, Professor Dr Sadeka Halim; Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, EWU, Dr Fouzia Mannan; delivered welcome remarks on the occasion. The programme was chaired by Chief Adviser, EWU, Professor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin, and a former governor of the Bangladesh Bank.
In the discussion, they highlighted the progress of women in Bangladesh in the last decade. While urging all to be vocal about women's rights to equal participation was guaranteed in family, society, workplaces and politics. A large number of faculty members, officers and students of the university were present on the occasion.