Publications

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Women constitute 69 percent of agricultural labour force of Bangladesh. The total number of women involved in agricultural work, if broken down, would be about 74% women engaged in raising cattle, 63% women preserve local seeds, 40% women produce vegetables and crops. Women are producing agricultural products besides their household chores. Unfortunately, they are not adequately acknowledged and brought under national initiatives targeted at farmers.
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ROHINGYA RESPONSE

In line with its core mandate, AAB is implementing a women-centred emergency response to support the Rohingya refugees. Our work is focused on the Protection rights of the women and girls. Find out our response and key interventions on Rohingya crisis.
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SPOTLIGHT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN BANGLADESH TRENDS AND SOLUTIONS

National data on Violence Against Women (VAW) has shown that women in Bangladesh still suffer from chronic abuse, torture and violence in their homes. In this report, JNNPF, a coalition of local, grassroots VAW prevention advocacy and victim support organisations, has compiled district level data to assess the overall situation regarding VAW in Bangladesh. The report has commissioned by ActionAid Bangladesh.
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CALL FOR PAPER: INTERNATIONAL WATER CONFERENCE 2019

ActionAid Bangladesh is organizing the third International Water Conference on January 29- 30, 2019. This Conference will go beyond disciplinary boundaries to embrace multidisciplinary perspectives on water and transboundary rivers, covering a range of thematic areas.
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Annual Reports, Publications

ANNUAL REPORT 2017

The “Annual Report 2017” highlights all the major events and achievements of ActionAid Bangladesh across all fronts in the calendar year of 2017. The year was a crucial year in relevance to the humanitarian crisis as it witnessed natural disasters such as flash floods and landslides, one after another.
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INVISIBLE SCARS: FIVE YEARS AFTER RANA PLAZA

ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) has worked closely with the survivors and families of the deceased since 2013. AAB provided emergency support during the rescue and developed a comprehensive database of approximately 1400 survivors in 2013. Since 2013 AAB has been using the database to periodically collect information to track the progress of the survivors and families of deceased.
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GENDER RESPONSIVE CITY STRUCTURE

Women’s multiple role and responsibilities in home and workplace lead more diverse interactions with the city’s built ecology and their journeys are typically more varied and complex than men’s. UN-Habitat (2012) urges for gender sensitive urban planning and design “as women and the girls make up half the urban population, do more than half the work, do the majority of the care work, and are often subjected to the sexual and gender-based violence, cities ought to be designed and built with women’s and girl’s participation and interests in mind”. To address these critical concerns, gender mainstreaming must be introduced into all aspects of city life, including urban planning and design.
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