Inauguration of Women Peace Cafe at Begum Rokeya University

Event Name

Inauguration of Women Peace Cafe at Begum Rokeya University

Date

10th of March 2019

Event Location

Begum Rokeya University Rangpur

The Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ) of Brac University launched Women Peace Café at Begum Rokeya University Rangpur on 10th of March 2019 under Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities Project with support of UN Women.

The establishment of the Women Peace Café is an innovative and pioneering initiative to engage young female students in the promotion of peace and cohesion in society. This Women Peace Café will work as a platform as well as an incubation centre for one hundred and sixty-one female students of BRUR who recently completed 3 –day training on Entrepreneurship Skills organized by CPJ under this project. This cafe will empower young women through nurturing innovation for social entrepreneurship development promoting peaceful, cohesive and prosperous Bangladesh.

Launching of Women Peace Café

Event Name

Launching of Women Peace Café, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU)

Date

28th November, 2019

Event Location

JKKNIU Campus, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Prepared By: Zia Uddin, Project Manager and Nahida Akter, Research Associate

 

On November 28th, 2019, Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ), Brac University, has organized a grand launching ceremony of its 2nd Women Peace Café at Jatiya kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU), Mymensingh. CPJ has facilitated the establishment of Women Peace Café at two regional universities as an innovative and pioneering initiative to engage young female students in promotion of peace and cohesion in the society under Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities Project in support of UN Women Bangladesh.

The launching ceremony of Women Peace Café at JKKNIU was commenced by releasing doves and unveiling plaque of the Café on 28th November. Then, the guest along with selected participants have visited the photography and drawing exhibition on peaceful and inclusive society organized by WPC members at ground floor of JKKNIU Central Library. They were amazed to see students’ creative side and how they have portrayed women, peace and cohesion through their imagination and creativity.