QUBEE Joins Hands with One Billion Rising to Stand Against Violence towards Women

Dhaka, Bangladesh – QUBEE, the high-speed wireless internet service provider has partnered with One Billion Rising (OBR) to raise awareness regarding violence against women in Bangladesh. QUBEE is sponsoring an event, on the occasion of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, which will allow you to rise and March for the women in your life, or simply for a just cause you believe in.

Men and women from different spheres of life will gather and walk from Gulshan 1 to Gulshan 2, all in high heels. It is inspired by the global campaign Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and seeks to draw attention to a topic that is often ignored. OBR is a global campaign aiming to create awareness about the issue of violence against women, and this event is an endeavour to inspire society to stand up to stop violence against women.

QUBEE’s sponsorship of the march is accompanied by the launch of a new limited edition connectivity device in OBR colours, titled aptly as QUBEE Curve. Purchasers of a QUBEE solution with this device will be contributing directly to OBR’s cause toward ending violence against women. The device can be pre-booked online and purchased only from QUBEE’s Gulshan Store from March 1st to 8th. First 100 buyers to pre-order will get a (please insert) upon purchase.

The modem will be available at other QUBEE stores from 9 to 31 March till stocks last.

Tasaffy Hossain, Coordinator, OBR Bangladesh, said “More and more women are standing up for their rights and their space. But for the violence to end, it is necessary for people to recognize that this is not only a women’s issue, this is everyone’s issue. It affects us all.”

Tasneem Ayub, Head of Brands & Communication at QUBEE, said “We at QUBEE are delighted to be a part of this initiative by OBR. As responsible citizens, we should all be working together to raise awareness about stopping violence against women. For this International Women’s Day, we have come up with a device that not only celebrates womanhood, but should also appeal to the men who believe in the cause.”

To know more or to sign up for the event, please register at qubee.com.bd.bd. The QUBEE Curve device can also be pre-ordered from this website.