STORIES OF PARTNERSHIP
PARTNERSHIP 4 DEMOCRACY
Parveen Akhter is well known in Badaghat union of Bishwamvarpur, Sunamganj. She is the newly-elected Union Parishad member of 2021. Behind her success, the most critical factor has been her collaboration with the community and their support in return. Parveen has always aspired to become a political leader and serve her community
PARTNERSHIP 4 BUILDING RESILIENCE
Baggaw village of Bishwamvarpur upazila is located on the banks of Jadukata River. Around 3,119 people live here and almost half of them earn their livelihood through agriculture. Every year the village is hit by flash floods, damaging the embankment around the river and putting the livelihoods of the community at risk.
PARTNERSHIP 4 BREAKING BARRIERS IN THE ROHINGYA COMMUNITY
Women working outside of their home in the camps, and that too, in construction is quite unusual for the Rohingya community. All site development work previously were undertaken with men labourers. However, in 2020, it changed. Over 4,500 women in the camps have been implementing 747 women-led schemes for the infrastructural development.
PARTNERSHIP 4 ENSURING RIGHTS
Transgender and Dalit communities, and raising awareness on hygiene during the pandemic. Having manifested her leadership skills and developing a certain level of confidence, Sabi took over the issue of the Dalit community. She brought it to the attention of the UNO (Subdistrict Executive Officer), who advised her to apply for Khas Land (Government land).
PARTNERSHIP 4 ENDING SOCIAL INJUSTICES
Art and culture can be powerful tools to raise awareness on different socio-economic issues, which was reinforced by a children’s group from Galachipa upazila of Patuakhali district. ActionAid Bangladesh and its partner, AVAS, equipped 310 children from this area with knowledge and skills on child leadership and cultural movement.
PARTNERSHIP 4 ADVOCACY
Advocacy Goal 1: Sectoral Action Plan for Young People
Advocacy Goal 2: Policy Development for Promoting Decent Work for the Informal Sector Workers
Advocacy Goal 3: Developing Women Entrepreneurship and Women-Friendly Market Space