To promote gender equality and raise collective voices against gender-based violence and harassment in workplaces, CARE Bangladesh organised a colourful rickshaw rally on Monday.
The rally, held to celebrate International Women’s Day, started at 10am from the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and stopped for a while in front of National Press Club, said a press release.
Following a brief discussion session, the rally then returned and ended from where it started.
Representatives from CARE Bangladesh and other NGOs attended the rally.
The participants carried posters, banners and placards with messages on gender equality, women’s rights, workplace safety, violence against women and issues like that, added the release.
Zia Choudhury, Country Director of CARE Bangladesh said, “CARE continuously advocates for gender quality and women’s rights. On this International Women’s Day, we want to promote a message of workplace safety for all women. I am happy that this message resonates with the Bangladesh Government’s promise of “Think equal, build smart, and innovate for change”.