Amra Anibo Ranga Probhat organized a workshop on “Domestic Violence & Women’s Physical Health”

Amra Anibo Ranga Probhat is one of the four projects of Women Peace Café, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University supported by Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University and funded by UN Women which is working to create awareness among the youth and society against Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment – an alarming issue nowadays.

To reduce Domestic Violence and create the awareness among women about their physical health, Amra Anibo Ranga Probhat recently organized a workshop titled “Domestic Violence & Women’s Physical Health”. The session started at sharp 3:00 pm through Zoom Meeting App and ended up around 5: 00 pm on January 23, 2020. The workshop was arranged by Sanjida Haq Vabna, the Group Coordinator, and three other dedicated volunteers- Irin Akter Asha, Tanjum Mustafa Orna, and Al Muzahid Arko.

Tanjum Mustafa Orna started by greeting the speakers, mentor and the audiences. Uswatun Mahera Khushi, Mentor, Amra Anibo Ranga Probhat talked about the project briefly and also advised that violence should be removed from the root to establish a peaceful society and said that “we’ve to change our thoughts to make changes in our society, if at least 10 people can be made aware by this workshop, that’ll be our achievement.”

The workshop was divided into two sessions. The first session was on “Domestic Violence” and was taken by Md. Masudur Rahman, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University. He firstly defined Domestic Violence and then respectively he described the cause, types, consequences, laws, helplines, and many surveys on domestic violence that helped the audience to learn and know about the facts and become aware of Domestic Violence.

The second session was on “Women’s Physical Health” and conducted by Parama Das, MMBS, and Mymensingh Medical College. She mainly discussed three sensitive topics related to women’s health: Menstruation, Brest Cancer, and Uterus Cancer. She described the process of menstruation and ways to stay healthy and pain-free during the period. She also suggested the proper lifestyle to stay healthy and risk-free from Brest and Uterus cancer. She advised to walk at least 20-30 minutes a day and eat green vegetables with an exact amount of water.

After finishing the two main sessions, there was a Q &A session for the audience to clarify their doubts or if had other queries. This wonderful and effective workshop was hosted by Tanjum Mustafa Orna, Women Peace Ambassador, JKKNIU, and member of Amra Anibo Ranga Probhat. On  Behalf of the Group Coordinator, she at last said the vote of thanks to the guests, mentor, and volunteers and declared the ending of the program.