Campaigning in Bangladesh

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We're campaigning for children living in remote areas and in slums: Children in areas such as Char and Hoar are the most marginalised and most deprived.

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A 17 year old's journey of eliminating child marriages in her village

Originally published in The Stories of Change ...

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Children are speaking up: are we ready to listen?

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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Addressing Health Inequities in Bangladesh to reach #EveryLastChild

Bangladesh has made significant progress in lowering maternal and child mortality over the last decade, particularly in improving maternal and child health. Despite these impressive achievements,...

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Going for gold

Who would have known this girl, who made Bangladesh proud when she became the Winner of Highest Gold Medals in the Special Olympics in 2015, was once a victim of social negligence....

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Women and children burnt alive, widespread rape and a dam full of bodies: new report details the harrowing testimonies of Rohingya children

Save the Children urges foreign ministers at Myanmar meeting to step up pressure to end violence....

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MEFTAHUN NAHAR, A POWERFUL ADVOCATE FOR CHILD RIGHTS

While addressing National Girl Child Day, Meftahun a child parliament speaker from Dhaka, Bangladesh said “If a girl gets the opportunities and rights, she can thrive and be protected from child...

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Doing whatever it takes: A front-line health worker in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in healthcare, but what does that mean to the most deprived communities? Despite its achievements, the harder to reach areas are still lagging behind, the...

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Ending child marriage: an urgent and unfinished agenda

As a father of girls, I often pause to reflect on how my daughters’ opportunities contrast with those of earlier generations.

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Why are we bridging the gap in Bangladesh?

Most people may assume that the main challenge facing children in poorer economies, such as Bangladesh, is that of poverty. While it is certainly one of the main challenges, poor transportation,...

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Bridging the Gap: youth-led campaigning for every last child

Bangladesh boasts of a substantial youth population made up of approximately 50 million, who have the potential to contribute as partners and lead us to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ...

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Defending her dreams at age 13: a blog by youth advocate

Originally published on Daily Star....

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From Habiganj to Rayerbazar Slum: a blog by a youth advocate

Originally published on Daily Star....

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Bridging the Gap-Rayerbazar urban slum. Video Copyright: SHO...

A glimpse of our #BridgingtheGap journey as part of the #EveryLastChild campaign. Partnering with JAAGO Foundation and SHOUT, we took a group of young volunteers to Rayerbazar slum to experience...

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Bridging the Gap-Testimonies of volunteers

Save the Children in Bangladesh in partnership with Jaago and The Daily Star organizes a month long youth-led campaign called “Bridging the Gap” as a part of its ongoing campaign - Every Last Child.

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Robbing our children of their childhood

Originally published on The Daily Star...

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Ensuring fair share of children in 2017-18 budget

Originally published in the Financial Times. ...

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Pre-budget consultation is institutionalizing child participation in the government’s budget making process 

“We will hold consultations with children every year” assured Mr. Hedayetullah Al Mamoon, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Finance while speaking at a ‘Pre-Budget consultation with children’ on 18 May...

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What impact has the Every Last Child campaign had in 2016?

In April 2016 we launched our Every Last Child campaign in over 70 countries. In the past year, we have seen incredible successes, progress and outcomes at national, regional and international...

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Let girls grow up as equal citizens

This blog first appeared on The Daily Star publication....

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Youth-led Community Mobilization

With support from SIDA funded Local to Global project, 5000 youth advocates are now advocating to ensure the basic health needs for #EveryLastChild in Bangladesh. Through the youth led community...

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Hundreds gather urging Government to drop the 'special provision'

Hundreds of teenage girls, guardians and rights activists gathered at the Central Shaheed Minar, Dhaka on 18 January demanding the removal of the special provision from the draft Child Marriage...

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Mobile based technology to prevent child marriage

Due to a collaboration between Access to Information (a2i) and Save the Children, and, in line with the Prime Minister’s promise for a more Digital Bangladesh, Kurigram District Administration has...

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Education Safe from Disasters

Watch this animated video to see how education safe from disasters ensures uninterrupted learning for children in Asia

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Widening Access to Healthcare in Bangladesh

Co-authored by Tahrim Chaudhury, Deputy Manager Advocacy and Campaign....

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I’m passionate about SDG 5, which is achieving gender equality and empowering women. 
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Moni Begum’s Story

In Bangladesh, 66% girls are forced to get married before they reach the age of 18 which makes the country one of the top three countries in the world that is heavily burdened with child marriage....

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The Every Last Child Campaign successfully integrates the most deprived in Sylhet

As a part of the Every Last Child Campaign, Save the Children and its’ partners have successfully arranged four medical camps in two sub-districts of the most deprived Sylhet division of Bangladesh...

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Innovative app aims to reach every last child in Bangladesh

Save the Children’s innovative urban project Kolorob launched two community programmes, engaging over 580 community members at schools in Bauniabadh and Paris Road, Mirpur Dhaka in early September...

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Community Engagement for Better Health

Imteaz Mannan, Senior Advisor, Advocacy, Communication and Program Learning, Save the Children, offers insight into “Community Mobilization”, specially how the organization has been engaging the...

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New promises for our children

Originally published in The Dhaka Tribune....

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Turning Rights into Realities

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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Youth lead community mobilisation in Bangladesh

As part of our campaign in Bangladesh, Save the Children is working with local youth advocates and communities to raise awareness on and find solutions to challenges faced to access essential...

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Addressing health inequities in Bangladesh

Save the Children Bangladesh and its partners, for the very first time, have agreed upon a broader consensus regarding increasing health budgets and adapting need-based programming policies in line...

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Ending malnutrition for every last child in Bangladesh

Despite some progress, seven million children are chronically undernourished in Bangladesh. There are huge disparities in nutritional status across the country and certain areas are left behind. 28...

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Report: Unequal Portions

Good nutrition – a healthy, balanced, adequate diet – is a matter of life or death. And the difference between surviving or thriving. It is essential for a healthy immune system, to protect against...

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Bangladesh Child Parliament – a platform to showcase adolescent children’s voice and active citizenship

The 13th session of the “Child Parliament” was held on 31 May, 2016 in Dhaka, involving 84 child parliamentarians representing 64 districts and 20 special regions. The meeting was supported by Save...

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“I get scared if I sleep alone”

Ramjan, 11, has been on the streets of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, for more than four years. Like him, hundreds of thousands of children live on the streets, sleeping in train and bus...

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Trying to build a better life

Shafiya Khatun, aged 15 is living with her parents and two little sisters from Shyampur, Meherpur. Her parents forced her to get married when she was in the fifth grade, which resulted in her...

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Empowering daughters of sex workers to build a better future

Save the Children is campaigning for children excluded from quality education and life-saving healthcare. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to reach every last child. But, reaching every...

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