BRAC JPGSPH produced documentary "Narratives of Single Working Women in Dhaka City" to be shown at the Dhaka Lit Fest
November 9th, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Watch a screening of the short documentary 'Narratives of Single Working Women in Dhaka City', produced by the Centre for Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CGSRHR) at BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, Brac University, at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2019.
The screening will be followed by a discussion on the stigma surrounding single working women in Bangladesh with Farhana Alam (Assistant Director, CGSRHR and Coordinator of the project), Josepha Elizabeth (Research Officer, icddr,b, and one of the participants in the documentary), Nobonita Chowdhury, Director, Preventing Violence Against Women Initiative at BRAC, and Antara Ganguli (Author of the book 'Tanya Tania' and a Women's Rights Advocate).
The documentary is based on the research findings of a Share-Net International funded project. Farhana Alam was the Coordinator of the project. Anushka Zafar (Research Fellow) and Sumona Siddiqua (Research Associate) collected stories from single working women who live and work in Dhaka which was used in making this documentary. Dr. Sabina Faiz Rashid, Professor, and Dean, BRAC JPGSPH is the Director of the Centre for Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CGSRHR).
The documentary will be shown under the banner 'Working Girl' on Day 3 of Dhaka Lit Fest, on Saturday, 9 November 2019, in the Cosmic Tent at the Bangla Academy.
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