Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on August-22 today urged lawmakers to take a work plan to utilise the working capacity of youths.
Dr Shirin Sharmin made the call while addressing a workshop on ‘changes in population trend and its management’ as the chief guest at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here.
The workshop was arranged under the Strengthening Parliament’s Capacity in Integrating Population Issues in Development (SPCPD) project jointly implemented by Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat and UNFP.
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker told that the half of the country’s population is women and that is why equal importance has to be given to women and children.
Dr Shirin Sharmin said now it is an urgent need to make the youths educated with technical education apart from general education aiming to involve them in the mainstream of the society.And awareness programmers should be taken in the areas which are child-marriage prone.
She also said that upon the lawmakers to take necessary measures in their respective constituencies for prevention of child marriage and development of youths and maternal health.