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Author - Parvez Babul
Parvez Babul is a journalist and columnist in Bangladesh. He writes articles on health, nutrition, education, human rights, gender, women's empowerment, food security, climate change and development issues in the newspapers both in Bangla and English in home and abroad.
Those are: the Daily Star, HOLIDAY, Independent, Daily Sun,
Sexing the Political, USA etc. He is the Convener of Bangladesh Climate Change Journalists Forum. He is the associate editor of an online newspaper: bdreport24.com and weekly manikganjer khobor.
His maiden book: Women's Empowerment, Food Security and Climate Change was published in February 2010.
His 2nd book: Violence against women and human rights has been published in February 2011.
Parvez Babul supports the equality of women with men. He is the convener of Global Network to Work on Gender Mainstreaming and Equality (GNWGM), founded in 2007 through an international training course on Gender and Development, in Nigeria. He is a member of Climate Change Media Partnership; Biodiveristy Media Alliance; and also a member of Global Healthcare Information Network (HIFA2015), United Kingdom.
He took part in a good number of national and international training, seminar/ conferences on gender and development, journalism, photography, public relations, human rights, health and nutrition, and development issues. Very recently he participated in South Asia Media Workshop in Nepal on climate change adaptation.
He is involved with different social and cultural organizations include: Bangladesh Public Relations Association (BPRA), Bangladesh Association of Social Communication (BASCOM), Bangladesh Girl Child Advocacy.