Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) is a women’s human rights organization. BMP emerged as a woman’s group the preparatory phase of liberation war of Bangladesh in 1970. The founder members of the worked as organizer of the organization as well as liberation war simultaneously.
Organization was launched under the bold leadership of Poet Sofia Kamal, the competent successor of Begum pioneer dreamer of women’s emancipation of the sub-continent. In order to eradicate all forms of against women, BMP is devoted to establish a democratic, secular, discrimination free family, society and state in the light of UFH/R and on the basis of the spirit of our liberation war. To promote the status of women of Bangladesh, BMP is active both nationally and internationally, in order to empower women, who are living in a disadvantageous position. The organization has been in Bangladesh on voluntary basis for more than three decades and pioneering the women’s movement with slogan ‘Women’s Rights are Human Rights’. The organization is committed to uphold the values of equality.
KEY INFORMATION OF THE ORGANIZATION
Bangladesh Mahila Parishad
4th April 1970
- Under the society act 1860- #: Dha- 0462 (1976)
- Under NGO Affairs Bureau-#: 669 (1992)
- Member of Economic and Social Council of United Nations (ECOSOC) since 1997
- Member of CONGO since 2000
Sufia Kamal Bhaban,
10/B/I ,Segunbagicha, Dhaka-I 000
Phone # 880-2-7169701, 9563529
General Secretary, Central Committee
Women & Girl Child of Bangladesh
Members: More then 0.13 million
Women aged 16 years or above belonging to any status/occupation/religion having commitment to women’s emancipation and willing to abide by the constitution of the organization are eligible for membership.
In materializing the goal and objectives of the organization BMP's diversified activities are implement through its 12 units.