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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATED IN BAGERHAT

Online TV channel, ITV (International Television) published a report on the International Youth Day celebration by Badhon Manob Unnayan Sangstha (Badhon) in Bagerhat. There was a colorful rally from the District Commissioner’s office to celebrate the event. Later on a discussion meeting was held at Khan Jahan Ali College Auditorium chaired by Mir Sawkat Ali Badsha from Ministry of Fisheries And Livestock. Mr rishikesh das, deputy director from the Department of Youth Development of Bagerhat along with other guests attended the dialogue session as well, where the speakers talked about the issues young people face and how to address these.
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BREAKING TABOO REGARDING PERIODS – MEDIA FELLOWSHIP

BD news 24 is one of the most potential online news portals of Bangladesh. Mr Tariq Hassan, fellow at ActionAid Young Journalist Media Fellowship 2018 reported a report on 31 december 2018 on Menstrual cycle. In his writing he mentions that menstrual cycle all though a natural phenomenon but still in Bangladeshi society it is an issue that should not be talked about.
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SHARE TO CARE

On this May 2019, for the second time, ActionAid Bangladesh organized ‘Share to Care’, an event to raise fund for our Happy Home girls as well as strengthening bonding with our supporters and spread the goodwill of the initiative. Through this event on 25 May 2019 at the Six Seasons Hotel, we reached out our supporters who have been generously contributing to raise the stars and leaders of tomorrow living at Happy Home.
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INVESTING ON YOUNG PEOPLE

ActionAid Bangladesh believes that to reap the benefit of the demographic dividend Bangladesh currently going through, it is crucial to start investing on the young women and men to ensure their empowerment. In this context, AAB and Institute of Informatics and Development (IID) jointly carried out a research report titled ‘Status and Public Expenditure on Youth Responsive Public Services and Employment-oriented Skills Development’ focusing on the trend of public resource allocation for young people.
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#GPDRR2019

With the theme of ‘Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies’, this year, the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) conference took place from 13 to 17 May 2019 in Geneva.
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DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN COX’S BAZAR

Disaster risk management has become a crucial part in Cox’s Bazar, specially after the Rohingya crisis started. Extreme weather and natural disasters increase the vulnerability of both the Rohingya and host community requiring greater attention in this regard.
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YOUNG PEOPLE RAISING VOICE FOR SOCIAL HARMONY

On 5 May 2019, a debate competition titled ‘Debate for Harmony’ has been organized to create social awareness on rights and to increase social harmony, students of different schools of Kushtia took part in the competition.
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FOR WOMEN FRIENDLY SAFE WORKPLACE IN THE WORLD OF WORK

Women and girls in Bangladesh face various forms of gender-based violence. In the world of work, the situation is nothing different. Rather, gender-based violence (GBV) at workplace affects women’s proactive participation in the workforce.
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CYCLONE PREPARATION IN ROHINGYA CAMPS

Ahead of cyclone Fani, ActionAid Bangladesh, with the support of International Organization for Migration (IOM), organized a seminar at Balukhali Rohingya Camp no. 11 and 12 to discuss on the preparatory activities to be taken for cyclone Fani.
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