On 4th April 2023, at 11:30 am, in the context of the slogan “Build an inclusive organization, build a new society” on the occasion of celebrating the 53rd founding anniversary of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) 2023 at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of the organization (Sufia Kamal Bhavan Auditorium 10/B, 1, Segunbagicha), both “Press conferences and cultural programs” are organized.
About a hundred of people including members of the Central Committee and Dhaka City Committee, organization officials, and journalists were present at the press conference.
To announce the 53rd founding anniversary in the press conference, Joint General Secretary Shima Moslem pointed out the overall context of women’s progress, the role of women in national development, the unequal rights of women in various categories, and the aspects of discrimination and deprivation and emphasizes that Bangladesh Mahila Parishad will include all these areas in its activities and programs.
Maleka Banu, General Secretary of the organization mentioned that it is a great honor to conduct the activities of voluntary organizations like Bangladesh Mahila Parishad for the establishment of women’s human rights for 53 years. All over the world, the concept of human rights and equality is changing with the incredible advancement of information technology, as freedom of speech and civil rights are being curtailed by the abuse of power by vested interests.
President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, Dr. Fauzia Moslem said that no matter how many crises there are in women’s lives, it is a characteristic of women to be in a strong position to move forward. The idea of the women’s movement should be how to proceed with determination to establish women’s rights. All the movements that are going on separately today regarding the problems of different classes of women should be integrated with the mainstream women’s movement, emphasizing the active participation of women in politics. She also urged the media to help the women’s movement in the future by highlighting the real condition of women.