Networks

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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Campaigns

CLIMATE STRIKE

Overview On Friday, March 15, 2019, in more than 100 countries , students participated in marches protesting inaction on climate change. Expressing solidarity with this global movement, more than 1000 students including children & young people participated in the youth-led demonstrations in Bangladesh as well.
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Publications

TRAINING MANUAL ON FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The ready-made garments (RMG) and the leather sectors are two key contributors in Bangladesh economy in terms of employment generation, production, export and foreign exchange earnings. The RMG sector is the first and the leather sector is the fifth major export earning source in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is now the second largest exporter in the global apparel market.
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Publications

POLICY BRIEF REALISING DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND THROUGH INVESTING IN YOUNG PEOPLE

The economy of Bangladesh has steadily grown over the last two decades. However, utilising the potentials of youth population remains a big challenge. The country, being at the middle of the period of demographic transition, is yet to reap the benefits of its demographic profile.
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Press Release

RANA PLAZA ANNIVERSARY

Jackia Begum, 38, sustained long-term injuries in the Rana Plaza disaster and her part time job working with handicrafts now brings in very little income. She says: “The memories will stay with me until my death.”
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News

LIVEABLE CITY FOR ALL

With the booming urbanisation and urban population, urban development remains a challenge to address for Bangladesh to ensure standard living conditions for all. To enhance basic living conditions of the urban poor, ActionAid Bangladesh has been working with Urban INGO Forum Bangladesh, a consortium of more than 20 International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs). The platform has been working on the diverse issues related to urban development in Bangladesh.
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Blog

MODEL YOUTH PARLIAMENT PASSES THE “DHAKA YOUTH DECLARATION 2011”

Many say “youth are the future leaders” but I must say, youth are the leaders of today not tomorrow. They have proved it once again during the Model Youth Parliament held in Dhaka from 5th to 8th March 2011.
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News

OBSERVING PUBLIC SERVICE DAY 2019

In observation of the Public Service Day 2019, Udayankur Seba Sangstha (USS) organised a seminar at Gomnati Union Parishad in Nilphamari with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh. In the seminar on 23 June 2019, speakers urged to improve efficiency and develop skills of young people through increasing more vocation training opportunities.
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