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Five women get Best Joyeeta Award in Rajshahi division

  • Awards given to successful women in five categories
  • Govt takes initiatives to create women-friendly atmosphere 
Update : 03 Feb 2024, 11:10 PM

Five women of Rajshahi division on Saturday received Best Joyeeta Award as recognition for attaining their success in different fields after overcoming the difficulties and challenges in all eight districts of the division.

The best awardees are- Ila Rani Ghosh (economic), Kolyani Minj (education and employment), Rehana Parveen Mira (successful mother), Seyema Parveen (repression prevention) and Shefali Khatun (social development).

Each of them was given a certificate, crest, rapper and Tk25,000 each.

On the occasion, five divisional-level runners-up and 30 other district-level best joyeeta were also given certificates, crests, and Tk5,000 each.

The awards were given to the successful women in five respective categories like economics, education and employment, successful mother, prevention of repression and social development sectors at a function at Rajshahi Shilpakala Academy auditorium here.

The Commissioner's Office of Rajshahi division and the Directorate of Women Affairs office jointly arranged the award-giving ceremony.

Secretary to the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs Nazma Mubarak addressed the ceremony as chief guest.

She said: “The present government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been working relentlessly for the development and empowerment of women.”

"The government has also attained success in the field of establishing equal rights for women side by side with generating employment opportunities for them," she added.

She also said the present government has taken various initiatives to create a women-friendly atmosphere in the country so that women can play an important role in boosting economic development.

She urged the local administrations to adopt need-based steps to free society from child marriage.

The Joyeeta Award will encourage women to overcome different odds and hurdles in society, the secretary said.

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