Development organization BRAC has taken up a plan to give maximum importance to issue of equal facility and partnership of women at all humanitarian activities, including work places, alongside men in the days to come.
BRAC will strengthen advocacy campaign in future for further raising awareness among its employees in this regard.
It was shared at a training programme titled ‘Gender Mainstreaming in Humanitarian Activities’ at two seperate hotels in Cox’s Bazar district town on Wednesday.
With the financial support of the Australian government, Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP) of BRAC organized the two -day programme for raising awareness aimed at ensuring equal scope and participation of males and females at work places.
The two-day training will conclude Thursday.
Senior and field level employees of six partner NGOs of BRAC are taking part at the programme.
BRAC’s six partner NGOs are: SHED, PULSE, JNUS, AKLAB, NONGOR and Help Cox’s Bazar.
Md. Hamidul Huq, Area Manager of Gender, Justice and Diversity (GJD) Programme under HCMP of BRAC; Malobika Sarker Choitei; Mohammad Nahiduzzaman; and Nilufa Yesmin; under the same programme conducted the training.
Tanjima Zaman, Programme Manager of GJD Programme at BRAC Head Office; Subrata Kumar Sharma, Technical Manager of same programme at Cox’s Bazar Regional Office; were present as associates at the training.
Speaking at the event, Hasina Akhter Huq, Area Director of HCMP of BRAC, said the matter of equality of both men and women at work places is important at the present perspective.
She told that BRAC will hold more advocacy programmes in the days to come for further raising awareness among the employees about the issue.