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8th CEDSummary-Sheet-CEDAW-2016-sAW Shadow Report 2015
Citizens’ Initiatives on CEDAW, Bangladesh (CIC-BD) is a platform of 53 non-government women and human rights organizations working for the full ratification and implementation of CEDAW recently developed 8th CEDAW Shadow Report 2015. The report addresses all the Concluding Observation provided by the Un CEDAW Committee. Details


cedaw-logoThis write up was prepared by Citizens' Initiatives on CEDAW, Bangladesh (CIC-BD) and published in Daily Star on 3rd September in observance of International CEDAW Day 2015     Details


logoRIGHT TO FOOD, ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR WOMEN:
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Women's access to market : Challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
  - Fair wage.
  - Property rights.
  - Economic justice and empowerment: Right to food of women.
  - Ideas for action.        Details

Climate-Change-sGENDER ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COST OF LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE IN BANGLADESH:

  - Local climate change.

  - Why gender analysis of local climate change impact.

  - Methords followed and study location.

  - Gender dynamics of climate change.      

  - Action points.     Details

Economic-Justice-fo-Women-sRESEARCH : 'ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR WOMEN'
Women in Bangladesh face challenges in terms of getting economic justice whenever they try to participate in economic activities because of cultural norms. This challenge is generally observed in cases of women trying to entry into income generating activities (labor market), access to resources, and distribution of profits and wages. With particular focus on these issues, World Vision Bangladesh and 
Steps Towards Development jointly conducted a study titled: 'Economic justice for women: fair wage, rights on resources and property, and market access perspectives'. The study tried to reveal different discriminating practices to which women entrepreneurs and labors are victimized.     Details

logoWOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IN BANGLADESH: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES   
  - Background.
  - Present Status of Women in Decision-making processes in Bangladesh. 
  - Prospects of women's political empowerment in Bangladesh.
  - Factors contributing to the success.
  - Challenges.
  - Observations. 
  - Women's Political Empowerment: Experience from the Aparajita Program.   Details

 

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Right to Food Bangladesh: Gender Perspective
A national sharing meeting on Right to Food Bangladesh: Gender Perspective was held on 8 August 2016 at CIRDAP Auditorium in Dhaka with the joint collaboration of Steps Towards Development and World Vision Bangladesh.   Details
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Commitment of Young Generation: Aiming 50:50 in Gender Equality by 2030

Steps Towards Development and World Vision Bangladesh organize a grand youth mobilization titled ‘Commitment of Young Generation: Aiming 50:50 in Gender Equality by 2030’ to observe the International Women’s Day 2016 at Abdul Karim Shahitya Bisharad Auditorium in Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka City. Discussion session and cultural program were taken place in the event.
The program was enlightened by the presence of Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament of Bangladesh, as chief guest, Meher Afroze Chumki MP, State Minister to the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, as special guest.   Details
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Women’s presence, participation in media comes down in 10 years

The recently published Global Media Monitoring Project 2015’s Bangladesh report was shared in a program organized by the Gender in Media Forum at National Press Club on Sunday.
Since 1995 under the GMMP, one day’s news have been reviewed in different countries, lastly in 114 countries, from perspective of gender analysts to provide necessary advocacy.
In Bangladesh, the initiative was taken first in 2005, then in 2010 and lastly in 2015.
In 2015, the project officials reviewed news of March 25 published in eight national and four local newspapers and broadcast by eight television channels, three radio channels and posted by two online news portals.   Details
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National Sharing on 8th CEDAW Shadow Report

Citizens’ Initiatives on CEDAW, Bangladesh (CIC-BD) is a platform of 53 non-government women and human rights organizations working for the full ratification and implementation of CEDAW recently developed 8th CEDAW Shadow Report 2015. The report addresses all the Concluding Observation provided by the Un CEDAW Committee.   Details

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Fortnight Activism on Violence Against Women and Girls
Steps Towards Development observed 16 days activism violence against women and girls with enthusiasm with the active engagement of youth in 13 districts with the assistance of local networks and NGOs. The programs were partially supported by ‘Aparajita-Political Empowerment of Women, Agnijita- Political Empowerment of Marginalized Women through Responsive Governance and Services and Active Citizens Youth Leadership Programme’.   Details

Death Anniversary Observation of Sufia Kamal
The programs to observe death anniversary of Sufia Kamal were took place in four divisions and in 13 districts in between 22-30 November 2015 with the assistance of local networks and NGOs. The programs were partially supported by ‘Aparajita-Political Empowerment of Women, Agnijita- Political Empowerment of Marginalized Women through Responsive Governance and Services’.   Details

National Seminar:
Women's Political Empowerment : Gender Responsive Governance and Services, Experience of APARAJITA Program.

Steps Towards Development hosted a National Sharing on “APARAJITA Political Empowerment of Women: Gender Responsive Governance and Services” on 4 November 2015 at 9:30 am at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka. Organizations represented at the Alliance include Democracywatch, Khan Foundation and PRIP Trust. Honorable State Minister for the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MoWCA) Meher Afroze Chumki, MP was present as the chief guest of the program. Details
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 By monthly Bangla journal Unnyan Podokkhep,
 2nd issue
of 2016 is published


sm 02  * চ্যালেঞ্জ মোকাবেলা করেই এগিয়ে যাচ্ছে নারী

  * নারীর প্রতি সকল প্রকার বৈষম্য বিলোপ সনদ(সিডও)

      বিষয়ক বাংলাদেশ সরকারের অষ্টম সাময়িক
      প্রতিবেদনের উপর সিআইসি-বিডির পর্যবেক্ষণ

  * তরুণ প্রজন্মের অঙ্গীকার-২০৩০ নারী পুরুষের সমতার লক্ষ্যে ৫০:৫০


By monthly Bangla journal Unnyan Podokkhep,

1st issue of 2016 is published


sm 01   * বাজেটে নারীর প্রাপ্তি আরো সুনির্দিষ্ট হতে হবে

  * বাল্য বিয়ে ও ঝরে পড়ার হার কমানোর লক্ষ্যে

       ‘বেস্ট স্কুল ফর গার্লস এন্ড বয়েজ’ প্রকল্প

  * স্থানীয় সরকারের নারী কাউন্সিলরদের

      নির্বাচনী প্রতীক একটি পর্যালোচন


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