Participants in the rally will display anti-rape and anti-violence posters
Bangladesh Police will hold nationwide rallies to create public awareness against rape and violence against women on Saturday.
Rallies against rape and violence against women have been organized in 6,912 beat policing areas across the country.
Police Headquarters Assistant Inspector General (AIG-Media) Md Sohel Rana confirmed the matter on Friday.
He said: “Anti-rape and anti-violence rallies will be held at 10am on Saturday at all beats of the country at the same time in keeping with the health safety rules and maintaining social distance.”
The gathering will be attended by a significant number of women, public representatives, teachers, imams of mosques and people from different professions, he added.
Participants in the rally will display anti-rape and anti-violence against women posters, leaflets and placards, urging the public to come forward against rape and violence against women and raise awareness against such heinous crimes.
Each rally will be broadcast live from its own beat Facebook page, he further added.
This official also said that Bangladesh Police is working with professionalism to bring the perpetrators of rape, violence against women and children under the law to ensure social order, peace and security of the people.