“Orange the world : Hear me too” following the slogan BILS, with the support of Mondiaal FNV organised a discussion meeting to observe International Day for Elimination Violence against Women on November 29, 2018 at Royal Palace Restaurant, Dhilaipar. Jatrabari.
Raising awareness among the workers, Trade Union leaders regarding gender based violence was the main objective of the meeting. Experience of women workers in RMG sector at inside and outside of workplace, organising women workers and defining the activities of Trade Union to protect their rights and defining activities to eliminate gender based violence at inside and outside of workplace were the main discussed issues of the meeting.
Sramik Karmochari Oikya Parishad-SKOP, Narayanganj Area Coordination Committee Coordinator and BILS Vice Chairman Alhaj Sukkur Mahamud chaired meeting and delivered the welcome speech while Narayanganj Cluster Committee-IBC Coordinator and Bangladesh Jatiya Garments and Textile Sramik Karmochari Parishad President Hedayetul Islam delivered the introductory speech. Among others leaders of SKOP affiliated and BILS associated national Trade Union Federations and IndustriAll affiliated Federations local Trade Union leaders involved with RMG sector of Narayanganj area participated in the meeting.