Ghordra is a remote village of Lalpur, Natore and people of the village largely relies on agriculture for their livelihood. However, children from disadvantage communities who appeared in the primary terminal examination, broke previous records.
Hundreds of teenage girls, guardians and rights activists gathered at the Central Shaheed Minar, Dhaka on 18 January demanding the removal of the special provision from the draft Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016.
The Fourth International Conference on Inclusive Education was held on 12-14 January 2017 in Dhaka with an aim to share and disseminate ideas and research findings on Inclusive Education from different countries in line with SDG 4.
Recently, Local Government Division under the Ministry of LGRD and Cooperatives in Bangladesh issued two circulars on 19 December 2016, instructing Bangladesh Local Government Support Project (LGSP) to mainstream child-Friendly local governance approach by ensuring child participation in decision making process of Local Government.
“I was reluctant at the beginning to cultivate green leafy vegetables. Our neighbors did not have much success before and I did not have any orientation on vegetable cultivation However, Suchana project staff kept motivating me and I had a good production from vegetable gardening this season” Lily Begum from Bishawanth, Sylhet thus narrated her story in the learning workshop organized in Sylhet on February 2, 2017.
Our SHIKHON program has changed almost 300000 children's lives and their families in Bangladesh. Through its interventions it is working to respond the particular education needs of vulnerable children of Bangladesh who are outside of the formal schooling system and live in conditions of extreme poverty. Read the 'Stories of SHIKHON' in this document.