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.