ABSTRACTWomen are generally deprived of equal access to productive resources and economic opportunities, across the globe. Empowerment gives women the capacity to participate, together with men, in the shaping of society, to influence development at all levels of society and to make decisions that promote their families’ and their own well-being. BRAC Gender Justice and Diversity (GJD) programme is implementing a project which targets poor and vulnerable women in Narayanganj District. The .......

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  • Writer Name Fathema Zhura Khatoon Safayet Khan
  • Published Date Wednesday, 01 November 2017
  • Country Bangladesh
Executive summaryThe ‘Strengthening Local Governance’ (SLG) Project is a joint initiative undertaken by BRAC and the Hunger Project Bangladesh (THP), with the aim of strengthening the system of local governance at the Union Parishad (UP) level. As the lowest administrative unit of Bangladesh’s highly centralised public administrative system, UPs face a lot of challenges in terms of insufficient administrative and financial autonomy and resources, deep rooted corruption, and the lack of .......

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  • Writer Name Dr Tofail Ahmed Sabeth Munrat Mst Kamrun Naher
  • Published Date Tuesday, 17 October 2017
  • Country Bangladesh
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Impact Assessment of Alternative Dispute Resolution of HRLSMohammad Rafi and Rumana Ali, BRAC REDDate: 20 January 2016; Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) Research Findings PresentationAbstract Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a mechanism for settling disputes other than through traditional court based litigation. Since 1998, the Human Rights and Legal Aid Services (HRLS) programme of BRAC has been providing support to the rural poor for .......
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Impact Study of Char Development and Settlement Project Phase IV: Baseline findings & End line Survey ProposalSyeda Sitwat Shahed, Priyanka Chowdhury, and Md. Mahbubur Rahman, BRAC RED Date: 7th December 2015; Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) Research Presentation Abstract The Char Development and Settlement Project was initiated in 1994 primarily to settle landless households on khas land. The fourth phase of the project is currently .......
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BRAC-THP Partnership for Strengthening Local Governance ProjectAndrew Jenkins and Sabeth Munrat, BRAC REDDate: 19 November 2015; Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) End line Proposal Presentation   AbstractUnion Parishad (UP), lowest administrative unit of government, is responsible for administering local governance, security and development activities. However, this local government body lacks the autonomy, authority and financial resources to .......
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Impact Evaluation of MEJNIN (Phase-I) Programme on Combating Sexual Harassment against Girl Students at Public Places: Endline Survey Andrew Jenkins, Fathema Zhura Khatoon and Mohammad Safayet Khan, BRAC REDDate: 08 November 2015; Time: 9:30 to 10:30 am; Venue: RED Conference Room (15th Floor) Endline Proposal Presentation Abstract An endline study will be conducted to measure programme outcomes in terms of knowledge, attitudes and practice in relation to sexual harassment .......
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The rural economy of Bangladesh is largely occupied by primary agricultural activities resulting low-productivity of inputs and unemployment of rural labour. Due to limited soil productivity, the possibility of escalating rural output from harvest-oriented activity alone has not been successful. Hence, for increasing productivity, diversification and valueaddition in rural economy, advancing agribusiness has been proposed as a plausible approach. The ‘Bangladesh Agribusiness Development .......

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  • Writer Name Syeda Sitwat Shahed
  • Published Date Thursday, 15 October 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
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