Sadat Rahman, who has been awarded the International Children's Peace Prize, has expressed his determination to work in the future to protect teenagers from cyber bullying.
He expressed this determination at a reception given by Narail Press Club on Saturday. Sadat Rahman’s father Md Sakhawat Hossain, mother Most Monila Khatun, Narail Abdul High City College’s principal Md Moniruzzaman Mallik, Narail Press Club president Enamul Kabir Tuku, general secretary Shamimul Islam Tulu, former vice-president Sultan Mahmood were present at the time.
Sadat Rahman formed Cyber Teens on October 9 in 2019. He said that children and teenagers are often killed due to cyber bullying. Many drop out students become addicted to drugs again.
He told reporters that he took the initiative to create the app after hearing about the suicide of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was neglected in Pirojpur. In December 2017, he first formed an organisation called Narail Volunteers.
Sadat Rahman said, “I have formed Cyber Teens to work towards the goal of not endangering or harming any teenager, young person or victim of cyber bullying. I will spend the entire 1 lakh Euros received as a reward for the work of Cyber Teens. There are many ideas among young people. By working the youth of cyber teens will be able to bring a big change against cyber bullying in Narail and Bangladesh.”
Describing Narail as a fertile ground for the birth of geniuses, he said, “If Narail is desired, good things can be done. Narail will depend on the youth. The district will be transformed by the work of the youth.” He thanked his parents, the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police in Narail for their cooperation in taking the work of cyber bullying forward.
Sadat Rahman said that he would share the idea of cyber bullying all over the world. He wants to spread this idea in different countries of the world including 64 districts of Bangladesh in the future.
Sadat Rahman, a teenager working in cyber bullying returned to Bangladesh on November 16 after being awarded the International Children's Peace Prize in The Hague, Netherlands on November 13.
The app, created by Sadat Rahman, gives children and teenagers the idea of safe internet as well as the opportunity to file a complaint against cyber bullying with privacy. Through this app teenagers can learn how they can be protected in the internet world.
Sadat Rahaman was born in 2003 in Alokdia village of Sadar upazila of Magura district. He came to Narail as a childhood due to his father's job. In 2019, he passed SSC from Narail Government Boys High School.