Child Rights Governance

Monday 4 June 2018

Pre-budget consultation held between children and the Ministry of Finance

To promote good governance, one of the priorities for Save the Children is to ensure that the government listens to children’s views and prioritises child rights in public decisions, including resource decisions.

Wednesday 9 May 2018

A Day for Children to Celebrate the Right to Play

For 13 years old Farzana Akhter, it was a different experience, “we always see boys and girls playing separately and girls feel shy to play in the playground, but it is the first time I participated in such a competition where boys and girls have played together.

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Bangladeshi Delegates Attend UPR Pre-Session at Geneva

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) pre-sessions were introduced in 2012, with the dual aim. Firstly, to create a platform for the civil society to directly advocate to government delegations in advance of the UPR session and secondly, to update diplomatic delegations on countries’ human rights situation.

Thursday 12 April 2018

Child Club Election: Children’s Journey to Active Citizenship

Child Club members of C&B Ghat, Faridpur elected their new Executive Committee for 2018 through an election process on 15 February.

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Child Parliament: Government will ensure speedy trial and exemplary punishment for perpetrators of violence against children

15th Session of Child Parliament took place on 21 December 2017 with the concern raised about the increasing violence against children. More than 150 children from all over Bangladesh attended this session and presented their views on the present situation of crimes and violence against children. They also made a number of recommendations to address the issue.