Child Protection

Monday 14 August 2017

Violence against children can no longer be tolerated-a call for advocacy

Violence against children has become a major concern in Bangladesh. Moreover, children are subjected to killing, torture, rape, etc. in different settings, including in their homes, schools, communities and work environments by people from different people. As there is no witness protection mechanism, it is also very difficult to ensure justice for the children.

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Closing workshop of IPEP

Child Protection program of Save the Children organized a half day long national level closing workshop on Inclusive Protection and Empowerment Project for Children with Disabilities (IPEP) in Dhaka on July 19, 2017.

Monday 10 July 2017

Consultation meeting on banning Physical and Humiliating Punishment in all settings

“There is no scope, now, to deny the prohibition of Physical and Humiliating Punishment (PHP) of children by teachers following the order of the Honourable High Court and the Circular issued by the MoPME (Ministry of Primary and Mass Education).

Thursday 18 May 2017

Deputy Commissioner expressed solidarity with children in Meherpur

A workshop on child marriage and child-friendly local governance was organized in Meherpur on May 17, 2017 with the participation of representatives from district administration and local government.

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Morjina Begum, honored with Joyeeta

On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017, Ms. Morjina Begum, Executive Director of Mukti Mohila Shamity (MMS), partner organization of Save the Children, based in Rajbari, received ‘Joyeeta’ award at the national level from the state minister for women and children affairs, Ms. Meher Afroz Chumki, for her outstanding performance as a woman leader.