Publications

FREEDOM TO MOVE

The report details women’s experience of urban public transport in Bangladesh, Brazil and Nigeria, and how lost tax revenues can pay to improve it.
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YOUTH – PARTNERSHIP, OWNERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP

The dialogue with Adriano Campolina, Chief Executive of ActionAid International (AAI), brought together a diverse youth audience consisting of adolescents, ethnic and religious minorities, urban slum dwellers, leaders of youth clubs and foundations, former Child Sponsorship programme participants, as well as, those in tertiary levels of education. The candid discussion was around key priorities for youth such as decent jobs, migration, harassment, climate change, disaster preparedness and management and building networks.
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Annual Reports, Publications

Publications

CBA10 YOUTH CONFERENCE REPORT

This publication is based on the outcomes of the Community Based Adaptation 10 (CBA10) conference and has been compiled from the notes taken by the session chairs and respective rapporteurs. The publication is a summary from the organizers point of view and does not express the views of each individual participant.
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RIGHT SIZING FOR AN EFFECTIVE FUTURE

When organisations talk of change, and restructure, there is tension in the air – the unknown always leaves staff with a sense of nervousness about the future, these unknowns can be rightly placed as people jobs are put at risk – or the ones whom they care about.
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WOMEN’S RESILIENCE INDEX (WRI) – BANGLADESH TOOLKIT

The Women’s Resilience Index (WRI) is a tool through which resilience of a community is measured from women’s perspective. The objective of the index is to help make informed development intervention that has benefits across economic, infrastructural, social and institutional sectors.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY REPORT OF HLPF

The SDGs aim to leave no one behind, reaching those farthest behind first. For this to happen, people who are marginalised- including women, young people, people with disabilities and people from ethnic and religious minorities-must participate. They are best placed to know what their problems are and what might be workable solution. Moreover, the process of participation can itself create solidarity and get people into a position where they can start to make the changes they want.
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FLF: MAKE A PROMISE

LET THE CHANGE BEGIN WITH ‘US’ MAKE A PROMISE! We do hope that all our promises and commitments will further build cooperation and mutual respect and support a women friendly atmosphere within AAB and FLF (Bangladesh). With time we hope that this will inspire others of the larger community to do the same thus multiplying this effect.
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Annual Reports, Publications

ANNUAL REPORT 2015

The annual report of ActionAid Bangladesh of 2015 captures the stories of the youth across ActionAid and its partners in respect to the programme, campaigns, policy advocacy, and solidarity movements undertaken throughout 2015. Community people taking action against poverty and inequality is central to our concerted achievements throughout the year. We saw how alliances were building, social movements paced up and the stories of change influenced our working strategy. In 30 districts, we reached 187,717 people. That’s 37,182 children and 150,535 adults – including 41,702 youth and 1,597 persons with disability who strengthened our fight against poverty and inequality. In 2015, ActionAid Bangladesh partnered with 56 NGOs, 10 INGOs and 27 networks. This is in addition to the 94 CBOs who teamed up to uphold the rights of the people from poor and disadvantaged communities. Annual Report 2015 also entails how the delegation ActionAid Bangladesh took up across the ActionAid Federation for a collective visioning reached the next milestones.
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POST-EVENT BRIEF: POLICY FORUM ON EMPOWERING YOUTH

The Policy Forum titled “Empowering Youth” was jointly organised by Institute of Informatics and Development (IID) and ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) on May 25, 2016 in Khulna, Bangladesh. The idea was to create an open and conducive environment for grassroots youth to engage in candid discussion with high level policy actors on key policy issues.
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POOR PEOPLE, THE KEY SUFFERERS OF CORPORATE TAX EVASION

Nilupher Begum was going to Chadpur from Dhaka. After living 5 years in the Capital City, she left the city for economic crisis as the price of shelter, food, health and education facility are higher than the village. Everyone comes to Dhaka for better income and livelihood, but Nilupher had to go her native home.
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FEMINIST LEADERSHIP FORUM REPORT 2014-16

Aiming to uphold feminism and ensure collective leadership ActionAid Bangladesh initiated its Feminist leadership forum (FLF) on December 14, 2007 encouraged by ActionAid international. It is an open forum where all women colleagues within AAB have the space to share and discuss their professional as well as societal problems without fear or intimidation. Main objective of FLF is to motivate members in upholding their rights, supporting issues of women and building networks and forums nationally and internationally. This forum also has the freedom to design its activities according to the needs of the members.
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