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Special initiatives to be taken to ensure women’s empowerment:  Mayor Atiqul

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Special initiatives to be taken to ensure women’s empowerment:  Mayor Atiqul

Special initiatives to be taken to ensure women’s empowerment:  Mayor Atiqul

Shakti Foundation organized a program on women empowerment on the occasion of International Women's Day at a hotel in Dhaka on March 10. The honorable Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation Atiqul Islam was present as the chief guest at the exclusive event titled 'I Dared to Dream'. Nahid Izhar Khan MP, Executive Director of Shakti Foundation Humaira Islam, PhD and Head of Program Imran Ahmed, Head of DFID Bangladesh Jubith Harbatson, General Manager of SME Foundation Farzana Khan, Chairman and CEO of SBK Foundation Sonia Bashir Kabir were also present there.
A panel discussion on the subject of 'Challenges in Perusing Our Dream: The Way Forward' was held at the event and four successful women from different regions of the country shared their stories of struggle and success.
Participating in the panel discussion, the mayor said, 'The Dhaka North City Corporation has been working sincerely in accordance with the government's directive to ensure equal opportunities for women and to create a women-friendly working atmosphere.'
On the occasion, Shakti Foundation announced the implementation of seven steps to pay respect to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, which will play a role in ensuring women empowerment. With the belief of creating a beautiful women-friendly Bangladesh, the speakers emphasized the continuing success of Shakti Foundation.
















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