Main objectives of the meeting were to coordinate area based committees regularly, to contribute in protesting violation of workers’ rights and gender based violence at workplace through the implementation of social activities and active participation in social dialogue.
Forming Union in garments sector, identifying challenges of Trade Union, organising social programmes as well as social dialogue and protesting gender based violence at workplace were the discussed issues in the meeting. A keynote paper on activities of BILS-FNV project was presented by BILS Programme Officer Syaduzzaman Mithu.
BILS Joint Secretary General Md. Zafrul Hasan delivered the welcome speech while BILS-FNV Project Advisory Committee Member Shamsunnahar Bhuiyan was present as moderator. Besides, Sramik Karmochari Oikya Parishad-SKOP Joint Coordinator Naimul Ahsan Jewel, IndustriALL Bangladesh Council Secretary General and Tongi-Gazipur Cluster Committee Coordinator Salaouddin Swopon, BILS Director and Project Coordinator Nazma Yesmin and SKOP affiliated and BILS associated national Trade Union Federation and IndustriALL affiliated Federations Local Trade Union Leaders related with RMG of Tongi-Gazipur area, BILS Leaders and Officials participated in the meeting.