National Alliance for Migrants Rights Bangladesh (NAMR,B) has organized a seminar titled “Rights and Dignity of Domestic Workers and Ratification of ILO Convention 189″ at Room no.-202/b, Lecture theatre, Political Science Dept. Arts Faculty, Dhaka University on 21st November 2011. The duration of the seminar was from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
Ms. Jasiya Khatoon, Coordinator of WARBE development Foundation and Mr. Sk. Mujibul Huq, Str. Manager, BRAC presented their key note presentation on the mentioned issues. Ms. Sumaiya Islam, Director, Bangladesh Ovibashi Mohila Sramik Association (BOMSA) discussed on “Women Migrants’ Situation in South Asia”, Mr. Shakirul Islam, Chair, OKUP “Role of Governments in Sending countries”, Mr. Bishnu Khatri, Executive Director, Youth Action Nepal “Situation of Migrant Workers in Nepal”, Syed Saiful Haque, Chairman, WARBE DF “Why Domestic Worker’s Convention ratification requires” and Ms. Rina Roy, Director, Manusher Jonno Foundation “Role of Civil Society and Migrant’s Rights in Sending Countries” took part in the discussion. The seminar was chaired by Mr. Alison Subrata Baroi, Program Coordinator, BRAC. (press release)