This publication provides practical and evidence-based guidance on how to improve women’s access to land as an essential element to achieve social and economic development and enjoyment of human rights, peace and stability in the specific context of the Muslim world.
In this article, we critically review the developmental claims made for the construction of the Rampal power plant in southwestern Bangladesh, in the light of evidence about transformations of land control related to this construction project. Land has become a heavily contested resource in the salinity-intruded southwestern coastal area of Bangladesh.
Badabon Sangho is (a non-profit and non political organisation) working since June 2015 by a group of motivated and dedicated single women in Southwest region of Bangladesh. We believe that communities are best-suited to identify their needs, and the steps required to change their lives. We work to create economic options, build capacity and self-reliance of grassroots women so they are able to lead their own socio-economic development activities.
The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is a regional, intergovernmental and autonomous organisation. It was established on 6 July 1979 at the initiative of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations with support from several other UN bodies and donors. The Centre came into being to meet the felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural development in the region.
Displacement Solutions (DS) works with climate displaced persons, communities, governments and the UN to find rights-based land solutions to climate displacement. DS also works to empower displaced people and refugees to exercise their right to return and have restored to them their original homes, lands and properties through reliance on the right to restitution. DS works together with and on behalf of people who have been displaced not only by conflict, forced eviction or other human rights abuses, but also natural disaster, climate change or other circumstances beyond their control.
Human Development Research Centre (HDRC), established in 1999, is a leading multidisciplinary research-cum-action organization in Bangladesh. HDRC, through a team of multidisciplinary experts—comprised permanent research staff and a pool of external experts— has been credited with over 200 completed studies by its name.
Tarangal Mohila Kollayan Songstha A non-government, non-profitable and non-political organization established in 1996 with all levels of women for benefiting the distress families of Jamalpur. It stared vocational training and income generating activities with support from World Food Program (WFP) in the year 1997 and continued up to 2002.
We are reminded on a daily basis that the natural environment in which we live is vitally important for our well-being, whether it is in the form of climate change, global warming, declining fertility or dwindling natural resources.
ECDO’s mission is to assist indigenous communities in working for a positive and sustainable change for those deprived of rights and opportunities by implementing both service delivery and rights based approaches. ECDO implements its activities in a fully participatory and bottom-up approach with an emphasis on empowerment from within indigenous communities.
SNSP work to improve the lives and livelihoods of those most in need of our support, women and widow. We work with disadvantaged and marginalized groups, including religious minorities, landless and marginal farmers, unemployed youth, girls, and day laborers. In implementing our activities, SNSP believes in working together with individuals, networks and organizations that share our vision and values. We have experience of working with a range of local, national and international network, platform, NGOs and donor organizations, as well as government departments/agencies and officials.
DCPUK is started its activities to increase the economic status of the poor and ultra poor through ensuring their involvement in Income Generating Activities and creating employment opportunities since 1984. It has been implementing multidimensional projects funded by different funding agencies. Improve educational, Leadership Managerial skill, Project Management, Financial management, Organizational standards and procedures program are one of the significant objectives of the organization.
Khalifa Foundation-KF started its activities as non government development organization since 1994 to establish human rights for the vulnerable communities in southwest region of Bangladesh. It has been working on the issue of livelihoods, climate change, women rights, child rights and land rights through public awareness, capacity development and alternative income generation.
The increasing woes of millions of the disadvantaged groups of people drew attention of a group of young man and women in the year 2000 in Comilla district and they got together and decided to form an organization in order to meliorate their conditions. Consequently Darpan Samaj Unnayan Kendra was established in the same year on 14th April. Darpan is a non-governmental, non-profitable and non-political voluntary social development Organization.