UCEP Bangladesh observed International Women’s Day 2020 on March 08, in Mirpur. The day was celebrated with various cultural performances focusing on women empowerment, role of women in our society and UCEP Bangladesh's contribution in igniting gender parity.
K M Abdus Salam (Additional Secretary) Director General, NGO Affairs Bureau of Prime Minister's Office attended as the chief guest, while Penny Morton, Deputy High Commissioner, Australian High Commission to Bangladesh was the special guest of the event. ASM Abdul Motin, Chairman, GRAM Limited, Jitendra Lal Bhowmik, vice chairperson of Board of Governors of UCEP Bangladesh and Tahsinah Ahmed, executive director of UCEP Bangladesh, along with high officials, were also present.
The students of UCEP Bangladesh performed thematic songs, choreography, drama, poem recitation and quiz competition to mark this special day.
Apart from this, UCEP Bangladesh Regional Offices organized cultural programmes in their respective General and Technical Schools and Polytechnic Institutes esteeming this special day.
A non-profit and non-governmental organization, UCEP Bangladesh serves underprivileged children, youth (especially girls), women, persons with disability (PWD) and ethnic minority groups with the aim to change their lives through education, skill development and employment support.