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Workshop held on drafting National Action Plan for implementation of Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy, 2015

BILS SRDW project in cooperation of Oxfam in Bangladesh and Domestic Workers Rights Network-DWRN organised a workshop titled “Drafting of National Action Plan (NAP) for implementation of domestic workers protection and welfare policy, 2015” on March 28, 2021 at CIRDAP Auditorium in the capital.

Main objective of the workshop was to drafting the National Action Plan with the support of the policy makers, government officials, representatives of local government and local administration, trade unions, civil society, NGOs, human rights organizations, academicians and media.

Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment Dr. Md. Rezaul Haque was present as chief guest at the workshop. BILS Joint Secretary General Dr. Wajedul Islam Khan was in the chair, while DWRN Acting Coordinator Abul Hossain acted as moderator. DWRN Member Secretary and BILS Director Nazma Yesmin delivered the welcome address. Former Additional Secretary and World Bank Consultant A.B. M Khorsed Alam, Bangladesh National Women’s Lawyers Association-BNWLA President Adv. Salma Ali, Director of the Department of Labour Md. Bellal Hossain Shiekh, Socialist Workers Front President Razekuzzaman Ratan, Bangladesh Jatiya Sramik Federation President Shamim Ara, DUJ President Quddus Afrad, Dhaka North City Corporation Representative A M Foysal Uddin, Uttara Ladies Club General Secretary Professor Brig. Gen. Razia Khanom, Gulshan Ladies Club Secretay Tahera Muzaffar, Oxfam in Bangladesh project Coordinator Gita Rani Adhikary and Labour Rights Journalist Forum General Secretary Ataur Rahman participated at the workshop. BILS Executive Council member Shakil Akhter Chowdhury was present as the facilitator.