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Drama and child competition have an effective power of expression

A child from the drama group Meem (15) said, “while developing the drama script, we were not aware of but after finishing we realized every character of the community has a role to prevent child marriage and we can effectively fit the roles. Along with the parents and community leader, neighbor the role I played has a great responsibility and can positively or negatively tackle child marriage situations.”
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An Amusing Picnic Day for Children

Most of the people at some point of their lifetime or other in childhood have gone on picnics. Some may do in small scale with neighbors, cousins, or friends, some may have just gone on excursions from their educational institutions and others with more adventurous parents would probably have gone on outings with parents or family friends. Whatever the reason or form may have been, I think all of us can agree that can’t deny that picnics are immense fun. Picnic is the perfect opportunity to bond with people, to socialize and have fun at the same time. Considering this in mind, community at Local Rights Programme (LRP) 54, Shyamnagar organized a picnic at their community to celebrate Child Rights Week 2022. ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB) has started its work with child sponsorship in this year, 2022.
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Sports as a life skill prepare children for future

Aysha (13), the Player of the Match of Handball said, “This is the first time I played Handball. I practiced for 11 days and per day I gave 2 hours for this. We used to practice in a school field and teachers at that school allowed us to use that field and even gave us guidance on playing Handball. My team players and I did not know any rules of this sport, but we get inspiration from family, teachers, and ActionAid. I became the best player, and my father is more excited about this. I want more of this kind of opportunity to play.”
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Tree Plantation for Greener Planet

With the view of having a safer world, ActionAid Bangladesh recently had taken the initiative of tree plantation in LRP-53, Lalmonirhat, and LRP-54, Shyamnagar in October 2022.
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Heath Camp for People in Bakalia

During the celebration of Child Rights Week in 2022, ActionAid Bangladesh organized a health camp in Bakalia.
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Publications

ActionAid Bangladesh's Work in DRM

ActionAid Bangladesh is working in disaster risk management with an unique, inclusive and responsive approach. It emphasises the role of partnership and involves participation from multi-level stakeholders, spanning from community to national level. With the aim to specially empower the most vulnerable groups of disaster, we introduced ‘ Women and Young People-Led Disaster Management’ approach in 2013. As part of state level advocacy, we have contributed to national Disaster Management Act in 2012, National Disaster Management Policy in 2015 and in Standing Orders on Disaster in 2019 in Bangladesh. We also have successfully initiated the process of establishing the first ever Private Sector Emergency Operations Centre in Bangladesh and South Asia.
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Event

Capacity-building training on child journalism has motivated children to pursue their dreams:

The objective of the child journalism training is to provide children (trainee journalists) with the concepts and the information that will help them to develop responsible news reporting skills that appreciate and respect children's rights.
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Event

Drama and child competition have an effective power of expression

A child from the drama group Meem (15) said, “while developing the drama script, we were not aware of but after finishing we realized every character of the community has a role to prevent child marriage and we can effectively fit the roles. Along with the parents and community leader, neighbor the role I played has a great responsibility and can positively or negatively tackle child marriage situations.”
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