The Daily Star and UNDP jointly organised Nirbhoya for the third time to recognise six exemplary women

Women who remarkably contributed to the digital space despite societal obstacles.

March 6, 2023

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, six individuals were recognised as “Nirbhaya (fearless)” by The Daily Star and United Nations Development Programme Bangladesh at an event. The programme was supported by the Australian High Commission. The awardees are Chumki Biswas, Maria Mehedy, Mowon, Priyanka Rani Sur, Rukhsana Akhter and Samina Alam. The programme was organised at the capital’s The Daily Star Centre. Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star; Stefan Liller, resident representative of UNDP Bangladesh; and Nardia Simpson, Australian deputy high commissioner, were present on the occasion. Photo: Star