Child Rights Governance

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application/pdfA Mid-term Assessment by StakeholdersProgress on Implementation of Child Focused UPR Recommendations (September 2013-October 2015)-Child Rights Advocacy Coalition in Bangladesh (CRAC,B).03/03/20161MB
application/pdfCommunities Fit for Children:Child Friendly Local GovernanceChild Friendly Local Governance (CFLG) comprises a rights-based child programming approach and a set of social accountability initiatives that, in concert, work to facilitate, promote and institutionalize the empowerment and participation of children and adolescents in the governance arrangements at the local level. The aim is to ensure better services and improve accountability of local government for the rights of children.18/01/20163MB
application/pdfUN Convention on the Rights of the ChildConcluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Bangladesh18/01/2016274KB
application/pdfChild Sensitive Norms and Child Poverty (Bangla)Child-sensitivity refers to that aspect of policies, programmes and interventions that aim to increase the benefits for children and reduce any harms, including gender discrimination. This involves assessing and monitoring both positive and negative impacts for children, as well as listening to and taking account of the voices and views of all children in planning, design, implementation and review of policies, programmes and interventions.18/01/20163MB
application/pdfChild Sensitive Norms and Child Poverty (English)Child-sensitivity refers to that aspect of policies, programmes and interventions that aim to increase the benefits for children and reduce any harms, including gender discrimination. This involves assessing and monitoring both positive and negative impacts for children, as well as listening to and taking account of the voices and views of all children in planning, design, implementation and review of policies, programmes and interventions.18/01/20164MB
application/pdfFinancial Inclusion for Street and Working ChildrenAs a result of Save the Children’s advocacy work with Bangladesh Bank, the central Bank introduced a financial product in 2014 to enable working and street children to open basic savings accounts. This briefing paper provides evidence of the best practice that shows that providing children with access to the formal banking system is very effective in children’s lives.18/01/20163MB
application/pdfKOLOROB: A "Clamour" for Change in Urban SlumsInformation Communication Technology (ICT) as a social accountability tool has been introduced in the Child Rights Governance programme in Bangladesh. KOLOROB is an android app that enables citizens and civil society organisations (CSOs) to directly link with service providers, as well as access and share available data. This story illustrates the process of how the need is addressed in a systematic way and is made accessible to government services. 18/01/20162MB
application/pdfDemocracy in Action:The Parliamentary Caucus on Child RightsThe parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights involved 20 parliamentarians, strengthening the capacity of parliamentarians on child rights. It has been facilitated by Save the Children since 2012 and has successfully enhanced the Caucus’ understanding on child rights, focusing on health and nutrition, education and protection etc. They are now better informed to raise the issue of child rights and advocate for policy changes to benefit children. In addition, this engagement also brought together civil society and parliamentarians to bridge the gap between parliament and citizen. 18/01/20163MB
application/pdfStanding Up for Action: Protesting Violence Against ChildrenThere is limited redress available to children affected by violence and for their families in seeking justice for these violations. Save the children supports partners and coalitions to raise awareness and advocates with key stakeholders to prevent violence against children. The process illustrated best practice of involving different actors in different platforms (Child Rights Academia in Bangladesh, Child Rights Advocacy Coalition, and Youth Forum for Child Rights and National Children’s Task Force) to protest violence against children.18/01/20163MB
application/pdfVoices for Change: Children on Community RadioChild participation in radio has been facilitated by Save the Children’s Child Rights Governance Team in Bangladesh since 2014, in partnership with two community radio stations. Participating children were facilitated in building their capacity in radio and to create a media platform for their participation. A small group of children from a marginalized community were provided with the technical skills to raise their voices to be heard by the local government actors.18/01/20162MB
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