Project Inception Meeting of Combating Early Marriage in Bangladesh (CEMB) has been organized by DAM Education Sector. The inception meeting held at the conference room of Deputy Commissioner Office in Manikganj district on 4 November 2021.
The meeting objective is to improve capacity to key stakeholders and departments mandated under CMRA in National level with 7 Division and 39 districts to implement policies that safeguard the rights of women and children and prevent CEFM. The meeting is chaired by the Deputy Commissioner of Manikgonj Muhammad Abdul Latif.The meeting is coordinated by DAM District Coordinator Ms. Maruna Akter. She shares the CEMB project goal, objectives, activities, stakeholders and implementation strategy through PowerPoint presentation. 25 CMPC members including ADC(General), ADM, ASP, DCS, DD-Women- welfare and Plan International representative attended in the meeting.
The Deputy Commissioner in his speech appreciated highly the initiatives of CMPC strengthening taken by Dhaka Ahsania Mission through CEMB project. He added that few Notary publics are converting the minor in to adult through false affidavit. The Deputy Commissioner assigned Deputy Director Women Welfare and Islamic Foundation to investigate the issue and report him immediately so that he can write to respective ministry for necessary measured to stop this fraud.