Originally published by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad on 11 September 2020
During the COVID-19 crisis, BMP conducted a survey to portray the socio-economic condition of working women titled “Covid-19: socio-economic condition of working women in Bangladesh”. The survey covered 26 districts while 130 women workers participated in it. The districts include Dhaka, Narayanganj, Tongi, Savar, Belabu, Munshiganj, Mymensing, Kishorganj, Barishal, Kawkhali, Shawrupkathi, Fridpur, Mhadukhali, Rajbari, Dinajpur, Rangpur, Rajshahi, Gaibandha, Pabna, Kustia, Kurigram, Sunamgonj, Ranghamati, Brahmanbaria, Bagerhat and Jessore. It interviewed five women workers from each district. The time period of survey is june- july 2020
The findings of the survey on Covid-19: Economic-Social Condition of Women Workers in Bangladesh, were disclosed at an online press conference, by BMP. The women are facing difficulties to run their families following job cut and wage-related problems during the Pandemic of Covid-19.
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