Rokeya Kabir

Rokeya Kabir

Founder and Executive Director of Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS)

Ms. Rokeya Kabir is Founder and Executive Director of Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS). She is a frontline activist for women’s and human rights in Bangladesh, with more than thirty years of professional experience in the field. In recognition of her work, she was nominated as one of the "1,000 Women for Peace" for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2005. The BNPS is one of the principal women's organizations in Bangladesh and has directly served, since 1986, about 100,000 women.