Female poets recited their self-penned poems at a programme at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum in the capital on Wednesday.
Cultural organisation Shilpita organised the programme to mark the International Women’s Day.
Upcoming female poets presented their poems addressing woman issues at the programme, which also included a discussion session.
Poet Merina Syed recited Jibanta Kingbadanti in her powerful voice. Through the poem, the poet paid tribute to all the mothers of the world.
Parvin Nahar recited Swapna Sudhu Swapna Nay on that evening.
Afroza Parvin Roma presented her poem Udash Upalabddhi.
Shamana Nahar’s poem Narir Shram addressed wage discrimination of the female workers.
Sadia Afrin Rita, on the other hand, recited a poem titled Basanter Biral Haway—a poem depicting the beauty of spring.
Poets Rumana Chowdhury and Kaniz Fatema, along with director of Shilpita Osman Goni joined in discussions.