17h ago| Roundtables

Inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in Sustainable Development and Realisation of Rights

Indigenous people generally follow the custom of communal ownership of land. Therefore, their land was not registered during the British colonial period.

5d ago| Roundtables

Adopt a whole-of-society approach to ensure sustainable development

A whole-of-society approach should be adopted by both government and non-government bodies, including volunteer organisations and the private sector, to ensure sustainable development in Bangladesh...

1w ago| Roundtables

Annual Dialogue on Women Migration

WARBE (Welfare Association for the Rights of Bangladeshi Emigrants) Development Foundation, CARE Bangladesh and The Daily Star jointly organised an online discussion titled "Annual Dialogue on...

Prioritise local organisations to make CSR programmes sustainable

Speakers at an online discussion recommended Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives reaching marginalised communities that need such funding the most. A key factor would be to leverage...

Post COVID Cottage, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises: Youth and Women Responsive Strategy

CMSMEs play a key role in Bangladesh’s economy, particularly in the area of employment generation.

Leverage CSR to achieve SDGs

Speakers at an online discussion suggested that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives should be designed with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in mind.

Sector-Wide Impact Assessment on Coastal Small Fishers

This was a 31-month action research project. The Danish Institute of Human Rights (DIHR) invited us to collaborate with them in implementing a project on sustainable oceans.

Promoting Safe Migration for the Women of Bangladesh

In 2016, there was a rise in the migration of female workers due to an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh which stated that if Bangladesh allowed female workers to work in Saudi Arabia,

Boli Kotha Okopote

The rate of child marriage in Bangladesh is alarmingly high. The Tipping Point Initiative of CARE Bangladesh is addressing the root causes of child marriage through a social norms approach.

Protecting Rights of Rivers: Turning intention into action

In February 2019, the High Court Division (HCD) of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh delivered a landmark decision granting all rivers with ‘legal personhood,’ declaring all rivers in Bangladesh to...

Water Policy and Public Rights

The rural population in our country have been facing various issues in regards to the accessibility of water. Our discussion today will bring attention to these issues related to the management of...

COVID-19 Impact on selected RMG factories and way forward

All associations and people who are working at the grassroots level for the rights of workers want to see workers in better conditions, whether that be at the workplace or outside of it.