Begum Rokeya Padak

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Begum Rokeya Padak
বেগম রোকেয়া পদক
Awarded for Women's activism
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Country Bangladesh Bangladesh
Presented by Government of Bangladesh
First awarded 1995
Last awarded 2017

Begum Rokeya Padak, named after Begum Rokeya, is a Bangladeshi national honour conferred on individual women for their exceptional achievement. The award is given by the Ministry of Women & Children Affairs, Government of Bangladesh. The award recognises the pioneering contribution of an individual in empowering women and raising women's issues.[1][2]

Award winners[edit]

As of December 2016, 41 awards had been presented:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "PM Calls for Establishing Equal Rights of males and Females". Bangladesh Awami League. BSS. 9 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Equal rights for females must for development". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 10 December 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Kabir, Ahmad (2012). "Kamal, Begum Sufia". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  4. ^ Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Ibrahim, Nilima". In Islam, Sirajul; Ali, Zeenat ]. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  5. ^ "Nurjahan Begum 'opens her eyes' in ICU four days after being admitted". bdnews24.com. 2016-05-08. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  6. ^ "Daily Star honours 25 scholars, nation builders". The Daily Star. 2016-02-05. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  7. ^ "Prof Beggzadi passes away". The Daily Star. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "A Son's Tribute". The Daily Star. 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  9. ^ Firoz, Rawsan Ara (2012). "Imam, Akhter". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  10. ^ Akhtar, Shirin (2012). "Kazi, Zohra Begum". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  11. ^ "Two get Begum Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 24 January 2004. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  12. ^ "Husna Banu, Dr Dilara get Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 9 December 2004. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  13. ^ "Launch social movement to end dowry system: PM". The Daily Star. 19 January 2006. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  14. ^ "Govt to expedite efforts for empowering women: CA". The Daily Star. UNB. 10 December 2007. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Prof Sultana dedicates her life to caring for deprived people". The Daily Star. 28 January 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2017. 
  16. ^ "Strict application of law a must to check women repression: CA". The Daily Star. 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  17. ^ "Stop repression on women: PM". The Daily Star. 2009-12-10. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  18. ^ "Implement women policy". The Daily Star. 2012-02-01. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  19. ^ "Bibi Russell, Taibun Nahar get Rokeya Padak". Bdnews24.com. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  20. ^ "PM emphasises investing in women". Prothom Alo. BSS. 9 December 2016. 
  21. ^ "Rokeya Padak goes to Aroma Dutta, Nur Jahan". Daily Sun. Dhaka. 9 December 2016.