Poor people who lack adequate means to take protective measures and who also have  little capacity to cope with the loss are the worst affected by flood disaster. Keeping this  in the perspective, BRAC DECC programme has underataken an action-based  development programme to reduce vulnerability of women living in disaster prone areas.  This qualitative study attempts to explore alternative livelihood opportunities in which  women might be interested to get interventions (training and/or .......

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  • Writer Name Tahera Akter
  • Published Date Wednesday, 01 October 2014
  • Country Bangladesh
ABSTRACTShishu Niketan is a new fee-based primary education initiative of BRAC EducationProgramme. Aim of this is to create self-sustaining and good quality primary schools inthe areas in which non-formal schools have been withdrawn. Analysing input andprocess factors of Shishu Niketans, this study assessed quality of this initiative. Parentalperspectives and challenges in driving the initiative towards sustainability were alsoexplored. This is the first research on this initiative. A .......

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  • Writer Name Durdana Nahid and Samir Ranjan Nath
  • Published Date Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
Utpal MallickAbstractBangladesh has achieved remarkable progress in increasing the primary school enrollment rates over the past decades. The country has reduced discrimination against girls in accessing primary education. However, evidences from a census conducted in eight upazillas of Sylhet division in 2012 revealed that 30% of the children aged 5-14 years in hard to reach haor areas were out-of-school. Proportion of out-of-school children was much higher in Sulla and Companyganj .......

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  • Writer Name Utpal Mallick
  • Published Date Monday, 07 March 2016
  • Country Bangladesh
Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen Yasmin, Nawra Mehrin and Anwar HossainAbstractThis study aims to estimate changes that have taken place in school enrollment in villages located in eight marginalised upazilas of Sylhet division where BRAC had established new schools during 2012–13 and also investigate village preference of BRAC in establishing schools. Along with baseline data of 2011, new data collected from intervention and non-intervention villages at the end of 2013 also were analysed .......

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  • Writer Name Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen yasmin, Nowra mehren, Anwar Hossain
  • Published Date Thursday, 10 March 2016
  • Country Bangladesh
Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen Yasmin, Nawra Mehrin and Anwar HossainAbstractThis study aims to estimate changes that have taken place in school enrollment in villages located in eight marginalised upazilas of Sylhet division where BRAC had established new schools during 2012–13 and also investigate village preference of BRAC in establishing schools. Along with baseline data of 2011, new data collected from intervention and non-intervention villages at the end of 2013 also were analysed .......

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  • Writer Name Samir Ranjan Nath, Nowreen yasmin, Nowra mehren, Anwar Hossain
  • Published Date Tuesday, 27 October 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
Rifat Afroze and Avonti Basak TukunA pilot school nutrition programme (SNP) sanctioned by the government of Bangladesh (GoB) in May/June 2012 was jointly launched by Dubai Care and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) with an aim to improve students‟ learning in school, improve school attendance, reduce dropout and improve nutrition and hygiene practices among the students. BRAC and Banchte Shekha have been implementing the project in 102 schools in Mymensingh and Dhaka. SNP .......

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  • Writer Name Learning from a Pilot Project
  • Published Date Thursday, 22 October 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
Rifat Afroze and Md. Moslem Uddin MiaThis study is a process evaluation of School Nutrition Programme (SNP) which assesses the programme implementation process and analyzes the effectiveness of its operations and service delivery. Four issues were considered for exploration: monitor community engagement and their activities, observe health and hygiene practices at home and school, look at the procurement and supply the system and determine the amount of served food and its nutrient .......

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  • Writer Name Rifat Afroze
  • Published Date Thursday, 15 October 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
In 2007, BRAC Human Rights and Legal Services (HRLS) programme conducted focus group discussions (FGD) in four areas of Bangladesh to comprehend the possible changes in the curriculum and the schedule of human rights and legal education (HRLE) course, and to have a guideline for an effective HRLE course. FGDs were conducted among the groups of learners, programme organizers (PO), staff lawyers (SL), local community leaders (LCL) of HRLS programme and male groups. This report is based on the .......

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  • Writer Name Sharin Shajahan Naomi and Seikh Tariquzzaman
  • Published Date Tuesday, 20 December 2011
  • Country Bangladesh