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Bangladesh SOWM Press Release 2014

Bangladesh ranks 130th on the best places in the world to be a mother, rising six spots, Save the Children says
DHAKA, BANGLADESH – Bangladesh rose six spots on Save the Children’s 2014 Mothers’ Index, widening the gap from neighbours India and Pakistan, to reach 130th out of 178 countries globally. The country however still lags behind other countries in the region, such as Nepal (116th) and Sri Lanka (89th).

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Registration System Guideline

Registration of the migrants, in particular to the children is essential for national planning and as a demographic base to build effective strategies. The LGIs have the mandate and responsibility to register birth, death, blinds, beggar and destitute (Local Government Ordinance, 1983) In a judgment passed by the high court in February 2011, relating to the violence against child domestic worker, the learned judges have directed the government to ensure registration of all the children and their families in the Ups who are seeking jobs elsewhere as well as the registration of their employers in the urban areas. A guideline is published by Save the Children under “Rural- Urban Child Migration Project” -on how to establish and set up the registration system at the LGI level, including a description to promote the utilization of the registration system at community level. It targets primarily all individual who are responsible for operating and managing registration system at the local government level.

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