BSS, Dhaka : Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu called for changing mindset towards women for establishing their rights in the society. “We have to establish women rights by ensuring their equal participation in all development sectors,” he said this on Friday while speaking at a seminar on ‘Position of women in journalism’ at the Jatiya Press Club here. Bangladesh Nari Sangbadik Kendra organized the seminar. Secretary General of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) Abdul Jalil Bhuiyan, president of Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) Altaf Mahmud, general secretary Quddus Afrad and general secretary of another faction Jahangir Alam Prodhan, among others, spoke the seminar with Monowara Monur in the chair. Special correspondent of the daily Independent Shahnaj Begum presented the keynote paper. Inu said communalism, fanaticism and militancy are the main obstacles towards establishing women’s rights. “All should work together to eliminate the elements to ensure equal participation of women in society,” he said. Referring to the notable progress of women empowerment, he said the present government has been working sincerely to establish women’s rights through their empowerment in different sectors. Now women are enjoying more freedom and dignity due to time-befitting initiatives taken by the government, Inu added. He urged both men and women to work together to establish rights of women to build a happy and prosperous nation.