Executive summary The HRLS (Human Rights and Legal Aid Services) programme of BRAC has now its 517 legal aid serving clinics countrywide, which have been serving the poor community for first seeking of their help in the land measurement issues. Throughout the dynamic initiative of HRLS programme, a vast network of the communities has been proactive into the human rights violations. Today, HRLS continues to support a holistic legal aid services across the country. This initiative is .......

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  • Writer Name Polin Kumar Saha Toufica Sultana
  • Published Date Monday, 11 June 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract The South-West region of Bangladesh including the districts of Khulna, Bagerhat and Satkhira is regularly ravaged by cyclone and various other natural calamities with massive intrusion of saline water from the sea that render fertile agricultural soil into uncultivable land and poses serious challenges to food security. In 2009, BRAC initiated the Agriculture and Food Security Programme (AFSP) and employed climate adaptive technology by introducing saline tolerant varieties of .......

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  • Writer Name Ashrafuzzaman Khan Mrinmoy Samadder Md Shakil Ahmed September 2016
  • Published Date Sunday, 12 August 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Journey Towards JusticeHuman Rights and Legal Aid Services of BRAC One cannot fail to observe that legal intervention initiatives of HRLS could save the poor, particularly women from the violence from their close relatives. Studies have provided the proof of increasing agency and empowerment in women due to providing knowledge and legal aid interventions. A significant number of examples of successful implementation of justice and women rights set up through justice system of the .......

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  • Writer Name Mohammad Rafi, Rumana Ali
  • Published Date Wednesday, 25 July 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract Homebirth is regarded as gold standard and the premier standard of birth possible. Community Skilled Birth Attendants (CSBA) received a six-month training in and out of class at skilled birth attendant (SBA) training institutes, approved by the Government of the peoples republic of Bangladesh. The trainees are involved in assisting the safe and clean delivery at home in rural Bangladesh. Many CSBA are engaged in Government and non-government organisations in relation to providing .......

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  • Writer Name Ashrafuzzaman Khan Md Kamruzzaman
  • Published Date Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
AbstractGlobally the status of iodised salt consumption is still low (1/3 of the world population).BRAC started building awareness among people on iodised salt consumption byintroducing Rapid Test Kits to check the presence of iodine in salt among retailers. Theobjective of the study was to understand the current situation on iodised saltconsumption and assess the knowledge, perception, practice and awareness ofconsumers and retailers regarding consumption of iodised salt. It was a .......

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  • Writer Name Umme Salma Mukta, Mahfuzar Rahman
  • Published Date Tuesday, 15 May 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Executive summary Women 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 .......

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  • Writer Name Fathema Zhura Khatoon, Safayet Khan
  • Published Date Wednesday, 09 December 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
Executive summaryThe HRLS (Human Rights and Legal Aid Services) programme of BRAC has now its 517 legal aid serving clinics countrywide, which have been serving the poor community for first seeking of their help in the land measurement issues. Throughout the dynamic initiative of HRLS programme, a vast network of the communities has been proactive into the human rights violations. Today, HRLS continues to support a holistic legal aid services across the country. This initiative is targeted .......

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  • Writer Name Polin Kumar Saha, Toufica Sultana
  • Published Date Wednesday, 21 March 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
AbstractThe end line study was initiated by the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC. Underlying the aim of BRAC road safety programme is to achieve zero fatal road accident; the community centric existing knowledge was evaluated. The end line survey assessed the participants from the community based organisations, community road safety groups, students and drivers of both motor and non-motor vehicles. The respondents of end line survey were same as the baseline study area that had .......

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  • Writer Name Polin Kumar Saha
  • Published Date Thursday, 08 March 2018
  • Country Bangladesh