With the remarkable and commendable recognition of their identity as third gender by the Government of Bangladesh on 10 November 2013, BSWS in collaboration with Ministry of Social Welfare plans to commemorate the day of third gender recognition for Hijra community by the Government of Bangladesh on 10 November 2014 at central and divisional levels through organizing a series of events under “Hijra Pride 2014.”
The central activities will include a colorful rally, consultation meeting of community representatives with policy makers, administration, Law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders, grand finale of hijra talent hunt competition, hena festival and cultural program by hijra community.
We take this opportunity to invite you as the at the consultation meeting to be held at Biswa Shahitto Kendro Hall at 10 AM and take part in the Hijra Pride Rally at 4 PM on 10 November 2014.
We also heartily request to kindly attend the Grand Finale event of hijra talent hunt competition at National Museum Auditorium on 10 November 2014 at 6 PM.
Detail Program schedule and the invitation card are enclosed for your kind information.
We believe you will come forward to express solidarity with the government decision and our initiatives and join us to mark the day for creating awareness on the need to uplift the socio-economic and human rights issues of this third gender Hijra population in the country.
The program schedule other program, concept note of Hijra Pride and other documents are attached herewith.