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MID DAY PRESENTATION
Topic: WOMEN AND GLOBALIZATION:THE GARMENT SECTOR
By: Mashuda Khatun Shefali
Nari Uddug Kendra (NUK)
Host: South Asia Partnership Canada
Mashuda Khatun Shefali is the Executive Director of the Nari Uddug Kendra
(NUK)- Centre for Women’s Initiatives- a development organization working
to promote women’s rights and gender equity in Bangladesh. Ms. Shefali
works with NUK advocating the rights of women in the workplace, including
the rights for housing and health. NUK has a number of projects targeted to
women in the garment sector, including a housing project, literary
training, health services and advocacy programs.
NUK recently completed a study, with the support of The North South
Institute and the Canadian International Development Agency, of women
garment workers’ health problems and needs in order to determine what
further interventions might be most productive. Ms. Shefali will be
speaking on the study and on her programs at NUK related to garment.
Date: Thursday, September 24, 1998
Time: 12 PM to 2 PM
At: South Asia Partnership Canada
1 Nicholas Street, Suite: 204
For more information:
Faruq Faisel, South Asia Partnership Canada
Phone: (613) 241 1333, Fax: (613) 241 1129,
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