Begum Rokeya Padak

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 and Children Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh. The award recognises the pioneering contribution of an individual in empowering women and raising women's issues.[1][2]

  • Begum Rokeya Padak
  • বেগম রোকেয়া পদক
Awarded forWomen's activism
LocationDhaka, Bangladesh
CountryBangladesh
Presented byGovernment of Bangladesh
First awarded1995
Last awarded2020

Award winnersEdit

As of December 2020, 61 awards had been presented:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  9. ^ "A Son's Tribute". The Daily Star. 2013-11-01. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
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  12. ^ "Two get Begum Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 24 January 2004. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  13. ^ "Husna Banu, Dr Dilara get Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 9 December 2004. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  14. ^ "Launch social movement to end dowry system: PM". The Daily Star. 19 January 2006. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
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  16. ^ "Prof Sultana dedicates her life to caring for deprived people". The Daily Star. 28 January 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  17. ^ "Strict application of law a must to check women repression: CA". The Daily Star. 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  18. ^ "Stop repression on women: PM". The Daily Star. 2009-12-10. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  19. ^ রোকেয়া পদক পাচ্ছেন মেহের কবীর, আয়শা জাফর. bdnews24.com (in Bengali). 2010-12-07. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  20. ^ "Implement women policy". The Daily Star. 2012-02-01. Retrieved 2017-11-20.
  21. ^ "Blockade aims to save war criminals: PM". The Daily Star. 2012-12-10. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  22. ^ "Bibi Russell, Taibun Nahar get Rokeya Padak". Bdnews24.com. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  23. ^ "PM emphasises investing in women". Prothom Alo. BSS. 9 December 2016. Archived from the original on 5 September 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  24. ^ "Rokeya Padak goes to Aroma Dutta, Nur Jahan". Daily Sun. Dhaka. 9 December 2016.
  25. ^ "Five receive Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 2017-12-09. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  26. ^ "Be responsible towards family". The Daily Star. 2018-12-10. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  27. ^ "PM distributes Begum Rokeya Padak". The Daily Star. 2019-12-09. Retrieved 2019-12-09.
  28. ^ "5 eminent women named for Begum Rokeya Padak 2020". Dhaka Tribune. 2020-12-08. Retrieved 2020-12-09.