‘Unbound 2021’ Hosted By Shreya Highlights Importance Of Women’s Safety In Cyberspace

Shreya, a digital platform for women, hosted an event titled ‘Unbound 2021’ at Radisson Blu Water Garden Dhaka on October 8, 2021 to highlight relevant issues such as gender equality and digital security for women. women.

The Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation, Atikul Islam, sent his best wishes; Aroma Dutta, Member of Parliament, UNFPA Representative Asa Torkelsson, Shaila Abedin, Executive Vice President, Prime Bank, Farha Mahmud Treena, Vice President of the Investment Committee, e-CAB and Kazi Ali Reza, Director, Mission of Dhaka Ahsania, former representative of UNIC graced the occasion with their presence alongside Sanzida Chowdhury Swarna, Founder and CEO of Shreya, many other speakers, senior officials and members of the Shreya group present.

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The main objective of the event was to create a platform for women to voice their opinion and concerns regarding gender equality and digital security for women. Speakers and guests at the event highlighted the need to ensure the security of women in society to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 5 (Gender Equality).

Ishtiaq Ahmed PPM, Additional Deputy Police Commissioner, Cybercrime Investigation Division, CTTC, DMP, discussed steps that should be taken to keep women safe in cyberspace. Meanwhile, motivational speaker Solaiman Shukhon, actress Natasha Hayat, singer a Putul Sajia Sultana and media personality Peya Jannatul shed light on social media use labels.

Member of Parliament Aroma Dutta said: “I am mesmerized by what Shreya is doing for women and very happy to be a part of this event because it is a testament to the fact that women in our country have come a long way. They are now talking about “Eliminate gender bias and empower it. I believe groups like Shreya will continue to organize such events for the well-being of women.”

UNFPA Representative Asa Torkelsson said: “Now is the time to raise our voice for the safety of women in cyberspace as the rate of harassment and abuse against women increases in cyberspace. . I thank Shreya for organizing an event on this topic and also for taking initiatives to encourage women to do something for themselves. “

The program was broadcast live on Shreya’s Facebook page and middle and upper class women attended the event. The main sponsors of the event were ACI Freedom Sanitary Napkins, LUX, Nestlé, Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal Bangladesh, Amoree The Beauty House, Calci -Pro by New Zealand Dairy Products Bangladesh Limited, Artisan and La Mano Aesthetics and Laser Center. The event ended with a spectacular musical performance by the famous singer Tahsan and his band.

It is worth mentioning that Shreya is a widely acclaimed platform for women composed of around 45,000 active members, which plays a central role in eradicating gender barriers and creating space for entrepreneurship. feminine. He has made countless lives easier through community activism, mutual support, and business creation and promotion.

Shreya BD also launched its official website www.shreyabd.com for the event.

Mara R. Wilmoth