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SEEKING HER SAFETY EVERYWHERE

Historically, Violence Against Women (VAW) has been always there, as a prevalent and persistent problem. Women’s safety remains at risk everywhere, whether it is her home, her workplace or the institution where she studies. To bring the spotlight on Violence Against Women in Bangladesh, its trends and solutions, ActionAid Bangladesh has come up with research studies which have been launched this January 17, 2019 at the Bishwo Shahityo Kendro conference room in the capital’s Banglamotor area.
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I HAVE A TARGET OF ZERO ACHIEVEMENT

1981 was the year which officially marked the birth of a pandemic
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LIVEABLE CITY FOR ALL

With the booming urbanisation and urban population, urban development remains a challenge to address for Bangladesh to ensure standard living conditions for all. To enhance basic living conditions of the urban poor, ActionAid Bangladesh has been working with Urban INGO Forum Bangladesh, a consortium of more than 20 International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs). The platform has been working on the diverse issues related to urban development in Bangladesh.
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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 on 23 June 2019, 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 organizations organized an exhibition showcasing artwork from women and girls of the Rohingya community living in the Rohingya camps.
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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. Handcraft products, paintings by the Rohingya people were also exhibited in the occasion. The cultural ceremony also included drama and ludu game.
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EMPLOYERS’ COMPLIANCE AND DECENT WORK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

The informal sector of Bangladesh employs nearly 87% of the country’s total workforce, yet there remains serious lack of compliance to ensure decent work environment. The workers working in the informal sector have significant contribution in keeping the country’s economy going and growing. To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, we should put emphasis on protecting the rights of the workers giving them the environment of decent work.
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SRHR AND NUTRITION COLLABORATION FAIR

ActionAid Bangladesh advocates for women rights to food and nutrition security and as well as Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. To address the issues AAB has several flagship projects including Making Market Work for Women (MMWW), Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Empowerment and Rights (POWER) and others. AAB believes that collaborated coordination of different organizations working for ensuring SRHR and nutrition rights can deepen understanding of these issues.
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SAVE RIVERS, SAVE LIVES

Defining life can be a complex task but not impossible when it comes to recognising river as a living being. Water is one of the most essential elements for human life and river is one of the prime sources of it. While South Asian countries are blessed with hundreds of rivers, many of which are trans-boundary, these resources are being killed through unplanned development, encroachment, pollution and climate change impacts.
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