What’s Working Honor Roll: These Young Boys Are Giving A New Face To Women’s Rights Activism

While most people think of women’s rights activism and see a group of only women, one program in Bangladesh is attempting to change that perception.

The BraveMen Campaign (BMC), led by Dr. Sayed Saikh Imtiaz and organized by the National Human Rights Commission, is now functioning in more than 50 schools throughout Bangladesh. The campaign urges young boys to get involved in fighting for women’s rights and ending violence against women. By getting the boys participating in events and activities to support women’s causes, Dr. Imtiaz is slowly “changing perceptions of gender,” The Daily Star’s Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan writes.

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