ABSTRACTEvidence shows that ultra-poor households are typically unable to participate in mainstream poverty alleviation programmes. In response, an international NGO called BRAC in Bangladesh implemented the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction: Targeted Ultra-Poor (CFPR: TUP) programme that explicitly targets those living below $0.60-$0.70/day. The innovative scheme combines the provision of income generating assets with an integrated approach that includes multifaceted training .......

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  • Writer Name Wameq A Raza Ellen Van de Poel
  • Published Date Tuesday, 03 May 2016
  • Country Bangladesh
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ABSTRACT Prior to the 10th national election in Bangladesh, in 2013, political atrocity reached its peak with unprecedented number of deaths and injuries. Bangladesh’s political violence typically reaches its peak during every national election. Moreover, in 2013 due to resistance from the ruling party, instead of partisans’ acts of political violence were mostly outsourced to low income, slum dwelling people. In accordance with adults, children, for whom the street is a central .......

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  • Writer Name Rehnuma Rahman Zion Rabbi Samadder Abu Ahasan
  • Published Date Tuesday, 03 May 2016
  • Country Bangladesh
Published in Monographs