Networks

DISASTER-FORUM

Disaster Forum (DF) is a Dhaka based National Disaster Preparedness Network of seventy humanitarian and development agencies, research institutions, government departments and independent activists who are working on various disaster and environmental issues with special focus on preparedness.
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DEMOCRATIC BUDGET MOVEMENT

The objective of the democratic budget movement is to strengthen the social movement to ensure the direct participation of the common citizen to make the national budget more and more public.
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CHS ALLIANCE: 

The CHS (Core Humanitarian Stander) Alliance is a network of non-governmental organizations working in humanitarian assistance. It was founded in June 2015 by the merger of HAP International and People In Aid.
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CANSA

Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA), has been on the driving seat to pursue “climate change and development” issues both internally within the region and outside the region.
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SHETU BANDHAN GORI

In continuation of the program in 2007, following the Acid Survivors Conference “Let’s Build the Bridge” (Shetu Bandhon Gori) network was established and conducted by survivors themselves. Incidents of acid violence occurs in different parts of the country therefore a network is a vital strategy to mobilize the survivors. Shetu Bondhon Gori (Let’s Build the Bridge) is unique in the sense that it is the first network for survivors established by survivors of acid violence. It is designed to address these key factors that determine the realities and affect the recovery of survivors firstly Psychological recovery, secondly the socio-economic empowerment. Today the network has 275 members in 7 Districts (Pabna, Sirajgonj , Barisal, Patuakhali, Sathkhira, Dinajpur and Dhaka) supporting each other to combat acid violence and rebuild their lives and livelihoods.
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Publications

MODEL HANDLOOM FACTORY

The tradition of weaving cloth by hand is one of the richest aspects of Bangladesh culture and heritage. Handloom weaving is an important non-agricultural source of livelihood in Bangladesh, and it is the second largest source of rural employment after agriculture.
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Impact Stories

Hawoa Begum Fighting Impacts of Climate Change

Every year the embankment protecting the farmland surrounding the village of Pashurbunia in southern Bangladesh, collapses due to flooding and rising sea levels. Hawoa Begum, 35, explains how the community campaigns for the local authority, Lalua Union, to rebuild the embankment so that their crops and livestock can survive. “Due to high tide and flooding the embankment is collapsing. The water is getting into the crops and the crops can’t grow due to high salinity,” she says. “The salt water is damaging the ponds, the rivers and the crops. Our fishermen can’t make any profit because fish can’t survive in salt water.”
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Stop Violence Against Women Network

84% of the women and girls respondents from seven cities in Bangladesh face sexually abusive language’-is shown by a study conducted by ActionAid Bangladesh. Total of 54.7 percent women living in urban areas of Bangladesh face violence including physical, psychological, financial, social violence as well as unwanted touches from strangers. Also the lack of effective measures to address sexual harassment at workplaces fail to keep women safe. The presence of an effective mechanism to address sexual harassment
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