A debate competition was organized by PGELKPI of USS, Nilphamari for secondary level students in Rabeya Biddhniketon girls high school, Nilphamari Sadar Upazila on 19th September 2017 supported by Diakonia. Two teams, each consisting 3 debaters, performed their arts of logic on the stage. 220 students were present in the gallery.
The subject of the debate was – “Awareness plays main role to stop Violence against Women law.” ”নারী নির্যাতন রোধে আইন নয়, সচেতনতাই মূখ্য ভূমিকা পালন করে।”
Md. Safikul Islam, District Education Officer,Nilphamari, was the chief guest at the debate competition. Dr. Mojibul Islam Chowduri, Chairman of the school management committee and Alauddin Ali, Executive Director of USS was present as guest. Event was presided by Md. Mohafijur Rahman, Head Teacher, Rabeya Biddhniketon. Md. Asekul Islam, Asistant Teacher, Rabeya Biddhniketon was present as Moderator of the debate. Orchona mohotonto, Lili khatun and Dharmo Narayon Senior Teacher, Rabeya Biddhniketon was in the judge panel.
Besides, Shahnaz Begum, Project Coordinator and Salma Akter, Gender development Officer of PGELKPI project of USS also attended the program.
Reported by: Shahnaz begum,PC, PGELKPI project of USS