Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF)
A Nationwide Movement for Rights of the Child in Bangladesh
Kick-off Meeting of Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights
Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF) took an initiative to form a Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights (PCCR) after afresh parliament has been formed following the eleventh national parliamentary election held in December 2018. Honorable Deputy Speaker of Bangladesh National Parliament, M Fazley Rabbi Miah selected 25 members of parliament to form the new committee of caucus on child rights on 15 May 2019, which will remain till the next general election. Mr. MD Samsul HaqueTuku, Honorable Member of Parliament from Pabna-1 constituency elected as the chairman and Ms. Aroma Datta, Honorable Member of Parliament from women reserve seat-11 elected as the vice chairman of PCCR.
Regarding the formation of PCCR, Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF) arranged a kick off meeting or inaugural meeting for the members of PCCR on 15 May 2019 at IPD conference hall. The meeting started at 11 AM. Honorable Speaker of National Parliament of Bangladesh, M Fazley Rabbi Miah was the chief guest of this program while Mr. MD Samsul Haque Tuku, chairman of PCCR chaired the session and Ms. Aroma Datta, co-chairmen of PCCR also attended in this meeting. A total 16 members of parliaments participated in this inaugural meeting of caucus.