It is a pride for Bangladesh as JITA stands as the only organization from Asia and Asia Pacific Region gaining “Gender Equality Winner” Award (http://www.seedinit.org/awards/all/2014/1379-jita-social-business-bangladesh-ltd.htm ). Mr. Rashedun Nabi (Project and M&E Manager-JITA) participated in SEED Africa Symposium event where he officially received the award on behalf of JITA Bangladesh.
The SEED Awards identify and support innovative social and environmental start-up enterprises which can tackle key sustainable development challenges at the community level, in developing and emerging countries. JITA has achieved the special recognition as an enterprise that promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment as their core objectives.
You can also see below United Nation based links to know more on JITA winning the award-
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality & the Empowerment for Women (UN WOMEN) – http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/9/seed-gender-equality-awards-2014
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)- http://www.unep.org/newscentre/Default.aspx?DocumentID=2796&ArticleID=10977&l=en