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SHARE TO CARE

On this May 2019, for the second time, ActionAid Bangladesh organized ‘Share to Care’, an event to raise fund for our Happy Home girls as well as strengthening bonding with our supporters and spread the goodwill of the initiative. Through this event on 25 May 2019 at the Six Seasons Hotel, we reached out our supporters who have been generously contributing to raise the stars and leaders of tomorrow living at Happy Home.
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INVESTING ON YOUNG PEOPLE

ActionAid Bangladesh believes that to reap the benefit of the demographic dividend Bangladesh currently going through, it is crucial to start investing on the young women and men to ensure their empowerment. In this context, AAB and Institute of Informatics and Development (IID) jointly carried out a research report titled ‘Status and Public Expenditure on Youth Responsive Public Services and Employment-oriented Skills Development’ focusing on the trend of public resource allocation for young people.
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#GPDRR2019

With the theme of ‘Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies’, this year, the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) conference took place from 13 to 17 May 2019 in Geneva.
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DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN COX’S BAZAR

Disaster risk management has become a crucial part in Cox’s Bazar, specially after the Rohingya crisis started. Extreme weather and natural disasters increase the vulnerability of both the Rohingya and host community requiring greater attention in this regard.
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YOUNG PEOPLE RAISING VOICE FOR SOCIAL HARMONY

On 5 May 2019, a debate competition titled ‘Debate for Harmony’ has been organized to create social awareness on rights and to increase social harmony, students of different schools of Kushtia took part in the competition.
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FOR WOMEN FRIENDLY SAFE WORKPLACE IN THE WORLD OF WORK

Women and girls in Bangladesh face various forms of gender-based violence. In the world of work, the situation is nothing different. Rather, gender-based violence (GBV) at workplace affects women’s proactive participation in the workforce.
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CYCLONE PREPARATION IN ROHINGYA CAMPS

Ahead of cyclone Fani, ActionAid Bangladesh, with the support of International Organization for Migration (IOM), organized a seminar at Balukhali Rohingya Camp no. 11 and 12 to discuss on the preparatory activities to be taken for cyclone Fani.
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ROHINGYA CRISIS: CHILDREN ARE SMILING AGAIN

In this sad world today, about 65 million people are refugees or forcefully displaced, according to a UNHCR report. 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.
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WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Women constitute 69 percent of agricultural labour force of Bangladesh. The total number of women involved in agricultural work, if broken down, would be about 74% women engaged in raising cattle, 63% women preserve local seeds, 40% women produce vegetables and crops. Women are producing agricultural products besides their household chores. Unfortunately, they are not adequately acknowledged and brought under national initiatives targeted at farmers.
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FEMITOON

One single image can have stronger impact on people’s mind than mere plain words or data. Using cartoon and satire as a tool to protest and criticize any issue or event has been an age-old practice. Realizing the strength of cartoon and visual art, ActionAid Bangladesh has come up with its fresh and intrinsic idea to launch #Femitoon at the commencement of observing 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in 2018.
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ROHINGYA RESPONSE

In line with its core mandate, AAB is implementing a women-centred emergency response to support the Rohingya refugees. Our work is focused on the Protection rights of the women and girls. Find out our response and key interventions on Rohingya crisis.
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