SAJIDA Foundation participated in raising awareness for Dhaka North City Corporation’s (DNCC) 16 Days of Activism program titled সবাই মিলে সবার ঢাকা, নারী পুরুষ সমতা, রুখতে পারে সহিংসতা. The event comprised of panel discussion and cultural activities, took place on 29 and 30 November at Gulshan Youth Club. SAJIDA Foundation, through their stall and engagement activities, broke the silence encouraging the society to break stigmas that play crucial roles in creating a hostile environment for girls and women. With relevant dance numbers and song by SAJIDA’s beneficiary children from AMRAO MANUSH Program, raised voices against violence against women.
Chief Guest at the program was Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, while Mr Atiqul Islam, Mayor of North City Corporation, inaugurated the event with the promise to keep Dhaka safe for women and children. The Mayor also ended the program with awarding the children of SAJIDA’s Amrao Manush Program a crest for their performance in the Cultural Program.