ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) is committed to stand by people living in poverty and help them get rid of poverty and injustice. The Country Strategy Paper IV of AAB sheds light on the organisation in terms of understanding the reasons of poverty and exclusion and the ways of addressing it. Since partnership plays the most important role in defining the impact of AAB, it is important to clearly state, the meaning of partnership‟ for AAB and how it intends to practice what it preaches. It is also important to state how AAB intends to work or not work with organisations that foster poverty and deepen inequality. Partnership is an overarching and necessary strategy that cuts across geographies and different levels from local to international, projects and programmes. Our partnership policy has been developed to support and enhance the quality of relationships, and to ensure mutual accountability to our partners and vice versa.

Our past experiences have unfolded a need for qualitative change in the meaning of Partnership. AAB therefore considers that its partnership with communities and grassroots organisations, particularly with poor and excluded people, that will contribute to that Change. AAB believes that no single actor can ensure rights. This necessitates the need for multi-dimensional partnerships with key players such as government, civil society, people's movements, alliances, networks, forums, NGOs, donors and the media in carrying forward and strengthening policy advocacy work. Partnership Policy (PP) is essentially a language of communication among the entities that constitute partnership. The PP aims to strengthen the bond among partners. It is also a continuous process of negotiation to come to a common ground for intervention in the social world in order to change it.


Donors Projects
AA Denmark Global Platform
Al Borada Improving water, sanitation, hygiene and the environment for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
ChildFund Australia (CFA) Response to the needs of Rohingya children and their mothers in Minneghona spontaneous settlement. Phase II
Comic Relief Bangladesh Firestarter Initiative. (BFI)
DANIDA- AADK Action for Impact - Youth Leadership toward accountability of the SDGs. (Framework Agreement)
DEC Phase II Humanitarian Response for Forcefully Displaced Myanmar Citizens in Cox's Bazaar Phase II
DPRF – IHART Phase II Response to Rohingya Refugee Crisis Phase II
EKN-Dhaka Making Market Work for Women. (MMWW)
European Commission Sustainable and Responsible Actions for Making Industries Care (SRAMIC).
Garrett Winters Accountant
Government of the Netherlands Strengthening people's Safeguard to Protect Land Rights of Marginalized Community. (FGGII)
Government of the Netherlands POWER Extension
Government of the Netherlands Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights (POWER).
IOM Site Management in Mainnerghona Phase IV
Kadoorie Charitable Foundation Improving the Lives of Children of Sex Workers at Shapla Kuri Child Development Centre in Faridpur.
Mutual Trust Bank, Fine and Country, Ropers Happy Homes
Penny Appeal Meeting Emergency Needs of Displaced Rohingya Households in Mainnerghona Settlement
UN Women (Phase III) More women play a greater role and are better served by humanitarian response and recovery efforts
UNDP Strengthening Extreme Weather and Disaster Preparedness
UNHCR Sustainable solutions and protection for the Rohingya community in Camps 10,11, and 12
UNICEF Phase II Promoting women and girls leadership for prevention of gender based violence in emergency
World Food Programme (WFP) Humanitarian Assistance to the Most Vulnerable Rohingya Women and Girls (Phase III)


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ActionAid Bangladesh will enter into a partnership both proactively seeking partners or reactively when sought by partners, using the minimum standards stated in this policy.
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In Bangladesh, nutrition and SRH care are interlinked problems: poor food intake causes malnourishment, which leads to poor health and poor SRH perpetuates the inter-generational cycle of undernourishment. Deficiencies in nutrition and SRH care result in poor labor productivity and market performance. One of the key factors leading to (women’s) intake of poor nutritional food at home, poor reproductive, maternal and sexual health stems from lack of life skills (on SRH). Thus, poor reproductive health conditions adversely affect women’s ability to participate in activities outside of the home, which in turn manifests itself as their inability to participate in and shape the market.
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Creating an enabling environment for civil society and human rights defenders to protect the affected communities from the negative impact of large scale infrastructural development projects and violation of human rights. Advocating for reform the land acquisition, compensation and resettlement related policies, and provisioning for safeguard measures in foreign investment projects.
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The campaigns against gender based violence are largely focused on making women more aware to prevent violent situations or what to do when such instances arise unexpectedly. The campaign “ Nari, e juddhe tumi eka nou” lists down emergency response centers and their contacts categorized according to districts. In addition to that, another campaign focuses on the needs of women friendly service centers. The main objective of such centers entail to stop gender based violence and providing social and psychological protection along with legal advice. Further to provide entertainment, social status and networking opportunities for girls, women and children. Gaining Social assistance and improving on required work skills are also expected from such centers. Such centers are also equally applicable for disaster stricken areas. During such instanc
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