The farmer organization named Swadhin Krishok Sangathan (SKS) with the support from Unnayan Dhara and its’ development partners Bread for the World, Germany and The Swallows Sweden, observed International Women’s Day at Vatoi & Hatfazilpur Bazar of Shailokupa and Kulbaria village of Sadar upazila of Jhenaidah district on 08 March, 2017.

The day was observed with rally decorated with colourful banners, festoons and discussion sessions with participation of more than 300 where majority were female farmers. The SKS demanded for state recognition of women farmers which is not recognized in the National Agriculture Policy 2013 of Bangladesh.

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