Community awareness meeting held at Dhunat Police Station 

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Update : Wednesday, December 22, 2021

To create awareness among the people on gender based violence against Women and Girls a community awareness meeting was held at Dhunat Police Station  premises on 19th December 2021.
This meeting was organised by Dhunat Police Station and supported by UNFPA  Bangladesh to provide the message of the organisation about the bad impact of  violence against Women and Girls.
The meeting was presided over by  officer in charge of  Dhunat Police station Kripa Sindhu Bala while District Facilitator of UNFPA Tamima Nasrin was speaking in the function as representative of UNFPA.
Women Help Desk officer,  Teachers , Students, Youth Volunteers,  Marriage registers, upazila Women affairs officer,  religious leaders and  representatives from local government especially new elected Chairman & members from every union and other people from civil society took part in the meeting.
Tamima Nasrin discussed about different  types of violence against women and girls and  shared the necessary information among  the people where to get legal help against these violence also she aware the people about the National emergency numbers such as 999,  109 and National legal Aid number as well.
Tamima Nasrin also organised a counselling session followed by the meeting with the new elected   female leaders and adolescent girls to take action against gender based violence and harassment. And discussed about the possible ways to strengthening the leadership  of female leaders and adolescent girls to address  these violence within their community.
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