Expressing solidarity with the global campaign ‘One Billion Rising’ to end violence against women and children, Bangladesh observed the day on 14 February 2019. Bangladesh Association for Community Education (BACE) and NDBAS in association with ActionAid Bangladesh organized campaigns at Madarganj and Kalyanpur area where hundreds of women and children took part to raise their voice against VAW and child marriage.
Human chain, rally, discussion seminar and mass signature collection. Local administration along with the local people came up with the call to work collectively to fight VAW.
One Billion Rising is a campaign organized by V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women, and national women’s rights organizations and networks. Like all over the world, ActionAid Bangladesh along with its partners observe the day every year with significance.