e-CAB and Jatiya Mahila Sangstha Agree to work together to empower women throughe-Commerce

On October 14, 2014 (Tuesday) Executive Members of the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) paid a courtesy visit at the office of the Jatiya Mohila Sangstha (JMS). The team sat with Professor Momtaz Begum, Chairman, JMS.

e-CAB discussed about the conditions of e-Commerce and how e-Commerce can further empower Bangladeshi women.

Professor Momtaz Begum expressed her satisfaction with the goals and objectives of e-CAB and said, “Half the population of Bangladeshi is women. Our honorable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasia, is women and she is determined to improve the condition of women in Bangladesh. Under the “Digital Bangladesh” initiative of the current government, JMS is providing computer training to women in 64 districts of the country. e-Commerce will help rural women to sell their products and services thus improving their economic condition. It will be a blessing for them.”

Both organizations pledged to work towards empowering women through e-Commerce. Among others,Sarder Md. Aminul Islam Director (Deputy Secretary), JMS was present in the meeting.