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BD gets first ever woman election commissioner Since its inception  in 1972, the election commission has seen 11 chief election commissioners and 23 election commissioners — all men. Just-appointed  Begum Kabita Khanam, a retired judge, is the first woman election commissioner in Bangladesh’s 45-year history. Last time the search committee, formed by the then president, recommended the name of one woman but she was not selected ... Read More »

PRAN Dairy, Oxfam tie up for women dairy producers

Women Desk PRAN Dairy Limited (PDL) and Oxfam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to install two milk chilling plants in Rangpur and Gaibandha districts. PDL Chief Operating Officer M Muniruzzaman and M B Akhter, Programme Director of Oxfam signed the MoU on behalf of the respective organizations at Oxfam Bangladesh Country Office recently, said a press release today. PDL-Oxfam ... Read More »

BWCCI gets local chamber award at CACCI confce Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI ) has been awarded the 7th Local Chamber Award in the big category. BWCCI President Selima Ahmad received the award at the 30th Conference of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) held during 23-25 November, in Taipei, Taiwan, said a press release here today. The conference was ... Read More »

Rokeya Hall students recall golden days at DU

The old but golden days spent in Rokeya Hall have brought together its past residents at Dhaka University on Friday,  The alumnae from the student hall for women came together at TSC for the fourth reunion of the Rokeya Hall Alumni Association. They mingled with young students who now live in the rooms that they, for a while, called home. ... Read More »

TK.5 lakh for workers` death on duty State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu said that the families of victim will get Tk five lakh as compensation if any worker dies on duty at work place. The Minister made the disclosure while addressing a conference at Engineers Institution auditorium in city on Wednesday. He said that the compensation procedure will be effective from January ... Read More »

Women need no appointment for Indian visa application The Indian High Commission, after a trial run, has decided to allow women to submit visa applications without prior appointment at their Uttara centre.  But the women visa-seekers need to have confirmed air, rail or bus tickets from authorised operators in India or Bangladesh while applying for the visa, the high commission said in a statement.   “This is ... Read More »

Innovative products made by women entrepreneurs will contribute to national economy : Amu Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) organized a national level workshop on “Prospects of natural fiber based product and the closing ceremony of the project”  under Bangladesh INSPIRED program funded by the Ministry of Industries, GoB and the European Union at  Ivy Rahman Auditorium, Bangladesh Mohila Somity in the city on Wednesday. Mr. Amir Hossain Amu, MP, ... Read More »

Women entrepreneur Ruba gets Personality Award Nasreen Rab Ruba , President , Women Entrepreneurs Association of Bangladesh(WEA) and Wima  Polli has received Personality Award -2016  as an women entrepreneur on Thursday. This award was given by newspaper  Protipokkho at a function at Shawkat Osman Auditorium of Public Library on Thursday . State Minister for Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga was present as Chief ... Read More »

Orphan girls get clothes from Auronna Haq  Auronna Haq, Chairman, Jago Group of Companies and former brand ambassador of World Health Care Organization , USA  distributed clothes among 40  orphan girls of Hazrat Halimatus Sadia  Women Orphanage and Madrasa  at Godapara in Bogra Sadar on Sunday. She is seen  with the female orphans  after distribution of clothes , says a press release. Auronna Haq is associated ... Read More »

Record showing for China on ‘power women’ list

Chinese women have made their strongest showing on Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s most powerful women. BBC online The survey also included a record number of women from the UK, though German Chancellor Angela Merkel remains in the top spot. Hillary Clinton, the US presidential candidate, and Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, were second and third. The ... Read More »