Emergency Response

The virtues of Emergency Response include faith, courage, insistence, love and compassion. In humanitarian response, ActionAid always puts emphasis on ensuring  accountability and transparency and it should not be the one way rather both way communication needed so that community can hold us to account

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61383 Reproductive Health Related Service


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20M Digital Media Outreach


73207 Rohingya Response

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Rana Plaza incident: Survivors are yet to recover

This year Rana Plaza tragedy marked 6 th year of the largest industrial accident in the country’s history taking place. Bangladesh RMG sector saw comprehensive reforms and improvements in different areas such as workplace safety, occupational safety and health, law and policy reforms etc following this tragic incident. Considerable efforts have been made by the government, non-government organisations, local manufacturers, international fashion brands and individual stakeholders to ensure compensation, rehabilitation and reintegration of the affected people and workplace safety.
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Policy Brief Realising Demographic Dividend through Investing in Young People

The country must prioritise youth development in its national plans and policies as well as in resource allocation to reap the benefits of demographic dividend in coming years.
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Training Module on Labour Rights and Entitlements

ActionAid Bangladesh has been implementing a project titled ‘Sustainable and Responsible Actions for Making Industries Care’ to ensure inclusive and sustainable economic growth through creating decent work environment in readymade garments and leather industries. Creating awareness among the workers of these industries are one of the prime objectives of this project. This resource pack will be used for providing trainings to create the awareness among the workers. This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union and Levi Strauss Foundation and in consultation with Ministry of Labour and employment of the Government of Bangladesh.
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Training Manual on Financial literacy and Compensation machanism

A training manual compiled by ActionAid Bangladesh on building capacity of garments workers on financial literacy, basic insurance literacy and existing compensation mechanism.
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Training Manual on Financial Management

Overall Objective of the Project is to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth through the realisation of decent work agenda for garment, leather and tannery workers in Bangladesh.
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Liveable City for All

the 6th Urban Dialogue titled ‘Liveable City for All’ was held on 29 and 30 June 2019 at University of Dhaka focusing on different issues which include road safety, environmental degradation, basic services and provisions, ecological damage, lack of civic responsibility in terms of behavioural issues related to a clean, manageable and liveable city, citizen recognition of the urban poor, shrinking political space for citizens in particular for the young people, safe space for women and children, availability of and accessibility into public easements, disparity in distribution of wealth, and justice in using public tax, among others.
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Rana Plaza incident: Survivors are yet to recover

This year Rana Plaza tragedy marked 6 th year of the largest industrial accident in the country’s history taking place. Bangladesh RMG sector saw comprehensive reforms and improvements in different areas such as workplace safety, occupational safety and health, law and policy reforms etc following this tragic incident. Considerable efforts have been made by the government, non-government organisations, local manufacturers, international fashion brands and individual stakeholders to ensure compensation, rehabilitation and reintegration of the affected people and workplace safety.
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Liveable City for All

the 6th Urban Dialogue titled ‘Liveable City for All’ was held on 29 and 30 June 2019 at University of Dhaka focusing on different issues which include road safety, environmental degradation, basic services and provisions, ecological damage, lack of civic responsibility in terms of behavioural issues related to a clean, manageable and liveable city, citizen recognition of the urban poor, shrinking political space for citizens in particular for the young people, safe space for women and children, availability of and accessibility into public easements, disparity in distribution of wealth, and justice in using public tax, among others.
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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, speakers urged to improve efficiency and develop skills of young people through increasing more vocation training opportunities.
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Rohingya Women and Girls’ Art and Handicrafts Exhibition

Marking the World Refugee Day 2019, GIHA in association with several United Nations bodies, refugee agency and other voluntary organization
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Employers’ Compliance and Decent Work for Young People

ActionAid Bangladesh jointly with Dhaka Tribune organized a round table discussion ‘Decent Work for Young People: Employers’ Compliance and Workers’ Rights’ at Dhaka Tribune conference room on 19 June 2019.
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Rohingya Community Observes World Refugee Day 2019

The Rohingya community taking shelter in the camps 11 and 12 of Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar observed the World Refugee Day 2019 with different activities. The observation ceremony started with a rally followed by tree plantation.
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Share to Care

‘Share to Care’ is a fundraising event for Happy Home girls. Every year, ActionAid Bangladesh arranges this very special event to seek the attention of people to donate for Happy Home, a centre for deprived and vulnerable adolescent girls in Dhaka city, for their better future.
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SRHR and Nutrition Collaboration Fair

ActionAid Bangladesh is going to organize “SRHR and Nutrition Collaboration Fair” to strengthen the relationship of like-minded organizations including NGOs and private sectors and SRHR and nutrition professionals which will contribute to the wellbeing of women and girls related to SRHR and nutritional demand.
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Local Learning Sharing

Local Learning Sharing event was started by taking registration and chaired at 9.15 AM at Grand Park Hotel, Barisal division with the honorable Guest, distinguish participant and event organizer. The total participants of this event were 58 people from 15 partner organizations’ youth and their representative from division of Barisal, Rajshahi and Rangpur division, 37 Honorable Guest and 10 Media Partners. This event took place on 3rd April of 2019. Guest Ram Chandra Das, Divisional Commissioner, Barisal; Md. Khairul Hasan, Deputy Secretary, Barisal City Corporation, Barisal; Md Akter Iqbal, Additional Deputy Commissioner Barisal and Md. Najmul Hasan, A4I and Young people of Action Aid and Tania Akter Eva of Empire Youth Network of Oxfam was present.
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Halt corp

Taking the momentum of November 30, 2017- declared as Tax Day by the government of Bangladesh, a two-week action was planned at the local and national level around corporate taxes and its roles as a key source of revenue to fund public services. The core objectives of this campaign were to raise awareness and generate discussion around issues related to corporate tax avoidance, illicit financial flow and harmful tax incentives, role of corporate taxes as an alternate mechanism of revenue generation vis-à-vis indirect taxes such as VAT. The main demand was “Halt corporate tax avoidance and generate revenue from corporate taxes.”
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Tax tribunal, Citizens’ Tax 2018

ActionAid Bangladesh organized a tax tribunal in 2018 to mobilize people around the issues of dependence of indirect tax as a key source of revenue which is a burden for the poor and corporate tax avoidance; and initiate a dialogue among stakeholders to demand progressive tax policies. The citizens’ tax tribunal had three key groups- namely the panel of jury/experts, Plaintiff and Defendant.
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Budget Olympiad

An alternative model styled as “Budget Olympiad” was developed to popularize the budget discourse among the young people. Budget Olympiad is mainly a national level contest among young people and students to popularize and stimulate the national budgetary issue. After participating in contests at local level and regional level, the qualified participants gather at National level to take part for final event. The winners are awarded as budget campaigners to move onward with their knowledge and concerns of budget literacy.
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Model youth parliament passes the “Dhaka Youth Declaration 2011”

ACTIVISTA Bangladesh and ActionAid Bangladesh’s Communication Unit in collaboration with United Nations Youth and the Students Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB) were responsible for planning this unique event.
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I have a target of ZERO achievement

1981 was the year which officially marked the birth of a pandemic called HIV/AIDS.
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Flood taking high toll on the poor of southwest coast

The heavy downpour of the last few weeks has triggered floods and water-logging in Satkhira, Khulna and Jessore districts displacing over 1.25 million people with colossal damage to crops, infrastructures and livelihoods.
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Rohingya Crisis: Children are Smiling Again

About 65 million people in the world today are refugees or forcibly displaced according to UNHCR. The reality is grave for a person seeking refuge in another country, who do not have any guarantee of coming back to their own land, which they use to call home once. Kutupalong in Bangladesh is the largest refugee camp in the world right now, sheltering over 800,000 displaced citizens of Myanmar, the majority of which are minors. There were still inadequate facilitates to provide shelter and required lifesaving items to thousands of incoming Rohingya refugees. Children were roaming around everywhere in the makeshift camps, without a clue of what to do.
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International Conference on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Towards Sustainable Solutions

The current Rohingya population taking refuge in Bangladesh amounts to over 1 million, with the majority comprising women and children. They are one of the most vulnerable groups of people deprived of basic human rights in the world today. Subjected to violence and conflict, and unrecognized as citizens of Myanmar, they first began their exodus across the border into Bangladesh in the 70s, then in the 90s and most recently over the past three years.
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One Year Mark of the Rohingya Exodus and Article 14 of the Dhaka Declaration

In April 2018 ActionAid and partners adopted the Dhaka Declaration at the International Conference on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis and pledged to uphold its clauses. Article 14 of the Declaration holds us committed to ‘emphasize the need to constructively build on the strengths of the Rohingya population, particularly women and girls, and engage them as leaders in the design of any future sustainable development solutions in line with the SDGs’.
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Policy Brief Realising Demographic Dividend through Investing in Young People

The country must prioritise youth development in its national plans and policies as well as in resource allocation to reap the benefits of demographic dividend in coming years.
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publications

Training Module on Labour Rights and Entitlements

ActionAid Bangladesh has been implementing a project titled ‘Sustainable and Responsible Actions for Making Industries Care’ to ensure inclusive and sustainable economic growth through creating decent work environment in readymade garments and leather industries. Creating awareness among the workers of these industries are one of the prime objectives of this project. This resource pack will be used for providing trainings to create the awareness among the workers. This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union and Levi Strauss Foundation and in consultation with Ministry of Labour and employment of the Government of Bangladesh.
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publications

Training Manual on Financial literacy and Compensation machanism

A training manual compiled by ActionAid Bangladesh on building capacity of garments workers on financial literacy, basic insurance literacy and existing compensation mechanism.
Read More

publications

Training Manual on Financial Management

Overall Objective of the Project is to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth through the realisation of decent work agenda for garment, leather and tannery workers in Bangladesh.
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Women and Girls Beyond the Fringe

The Annual Report is but a glimpse into the life of ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB). While it is not possible to do justice to the entire gamut of our activities in one report, we invite the reader to a brief tour of our world through these pages.
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Stateless

Cartoons have always been an effective medium to make strong and meaningful political statements which are easily understood by most people. For this, through this graphic novel, ActionAid Bangladesh has tried to portray the Rohingya refugee crisis, the violence and injustice against refugees through visual artwork.
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