“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 30, 2018 at BIGUF Office, Board Bazar, Gazipur.
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.
BILS-FNV Project Advisory Committee member and Tongi-Gazipur area Coordination Committee Coordinator Shamsunnahar Bhuiyan chaired the meeting while IndustriALL Bangladesh Council Secretary General and Tongi-Gazipur Cluster Committee Coordinator Salauddin Sapan delivered the welcome 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 Tongi-Gazipur area participated in the meeting.