A protest programme against violence on women was held at Rabindra Sarobar in the capital's Dhanmondi .
The programme titled 'Protest Violence Against Women' was organised by Population Services and Training Centre on Tuesday, said a press release.
Placards featuring various types of slogans protesting against violence on women were displayed in the progrmme.
Dhaka University former vice-chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique, noted writer Selina Hossain, former secretary to the government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh ASM Mahbubul Alam, project director of Directorate of Women Affairs Abul Hossain, News 24 head of news Shahnaz Munni, executive director of BNPS Rokeya Kabir, country director of BBC Media Action Richard Lace, country director of MDF Bangladesh Thilakan Sathasivam, executive director of RHSTEP Kazi Suraiya Sultana, actress Golam Farida Chonda and athlete Shirin Sultana were present, among others, at the programme, the release said.
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