Rahima Sultana Kazal is honored for establishing the rights of women and childrenRahima Sultana Kazal, the Executive Director of Association of Voluntary Actions for the Society (AVAS), a renowned and leading NGO has been awarded and honored for her unparalleled contribution to establish and uphold the rights of Children and Women.
The honor was conferred on International Women's Day in sectional city Barishal with the slogan, "I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights".
Muhammad Yamin Chowdhury, Divisional Commissioner of Barishal acted as the chief guest of the award-giving ceremony.
Barisal Metropolitan Police Commissioner Md. Shahabuddin Khan, BPM (Bar) was the special guest at the meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner SM Azizar Rahman.
Among many others, Professor (retd) Shah Sajeda, President of 'SANAC' (Socheton Nagarik Committee), Rabia Khatun - President Mahila Parishad Barisal district, Mr. Anwar Zahid, Kazi Jahangir Kabir, Samyad Ghosh were also present.
The guests spoke on the occasion highlighting the contents of Women's Day. The speakers also urged the women to play a role in preventing and oppressing women.