Bikroy increased its female employee ratio from 29% to 36% in 2016 as part of its commitment to the UN Women-led #HeForShe campaign. Earlier in 2016, the online marketplace was a signatory of the UN Women-initiated solidarity campaign for WEPs to establish gender parity. Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), is a global initiative developed in collaboration between UN Women and the UN Global Compact to raise awareness against gender disparity and leverage women empowerment.
Jahanara Alam, Captain, Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team was invited to head one of the
Bangladesh leads South Asia in the gender equity, successful compared to its neighbouring countries in closing the gender gap, a report says.
The country stands 72 among 144 countries in the world in the Global Gender Gap Index 2016 prepared by World Economic Forum.
Bangladesh recorded progress in political empowerment gender gap, but the gap on women’s labour force participation and estimated earned income widened, the report says.
India, which stands 87 in the index, follows Bangladesh. The two leaders are ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the Digital Training Bus project for Sustainable Women Development through ICT.
The hon’ble PM inaugurated the project right after inaugurating the three day long ICT event Digital World 2016 at the International Convention City, Basundhara on Thursday.
ICT Division of the Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications & Information Technology (MoPT&IT), the country’s second largest telecom operator Robi Axiata Limited and globally leading ICT solution provider Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited are going to jointly execute this project, says a press release.
Abul Maal Abdul Muhith MP, Finance Minister; Imran Ahmed MP, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Techno...