On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017, Ms. Morjina Begum, Executive Director of Mukti Mohila Shamity (MMS), partner organization of Save the Children, based in Rajbari, received ‘Joyeeta’ award at the national level from the state minister for women and children affairs, Ms. Meher Afroz Chumki, for her outstanding performance as a woman leader.
The National Disaster Preparedness Day (NDPD) was observed across the country on March 10, 2017 with emphasis on expediting disaster preparedness programmes among the people and making them well equipped for lowering the risk of natural calamities.
“A video device like a tablet is an effective tool for quality education. It will increase teacher’s capacity. They will know where to put emphasize. It will reshape their teaching methods.” Said Mr. Mahabub-E-Elahi, Deputy Director, Department of Primary Education, Rangpur.
Hundreds of teenage girls, guardians and rights activists gathered at the Central Shaheed Minar, Dhaka on 18 January demanding the removal of the special provision from the draft Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016.
“It has been good to engage with reputed organizations in order to boost up nutrition interventions in the southern Bangladesh and we would like to continue good work initiated by SPRING”- said Dr. A B M Muzharul Islam, Line Director of the National Nutrition Service and Director of the Institute of Public Health Nutrition.
Project brief of SPRING (Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally)