A better world for the children
In order to tackle economic inequality by ensuring fair funding to prioritise children's rights and well-being, Save the Children, in partnership with child-rights organisation Breaking the Silence, launched the global campaign "Generation Hope" yesterday.
The campaign will be implemented nationwide for the next five years. Generation Hope, which was launched at hotel in the capital, is a global flagship campaign of Save the Children that focuses on accelerating action to address the connected crises of economic inequality and climate emergency to create a better world for children.
Dr Ian Fry, United Nations special rapporteur, joined the event virtually as a special guest.
Tasmima Hossain, chairperson of Breaking the Silence; Onno van Manen, Save the Children Bangladesh's country director; Dr Shamim Jahan, deputy country director; and Iftekhar Mahmud, Prothom Alo special correspondent, among others, spoke at the event.