Aparajeyo-Bangladesh (AB) is a national human rights organization . it was founded in 1995 through localization of an international NGO. The organization commenced activities in 1976, working with children, youth and women living in and around the slums of Dhaka city.
Its goal was to reduce their unbearable poverty, distress and vulnerability caused by the harshness of slum life. In 1989, another programme commenced to provide services to children, youth and women who live on the city streets or amongst its public buildings. Over the years, aparajeyo has expanded its support to promote and protect the rights of other socially excluded children, youth and women. Aparajeyo is a non-government and non-profit organization that was solely founded to provide a range of services to socially excluded children, youth and women in in Bangladesh.
Through its programmes and projects, AB provides a range of rights-based services to children, youth and women through a holistic approach. AB work with beneficiaries complies with the United Nations Child Rights Convention and CEDAW. more...
Aparajeyo-Bangladesh champions peace, security and the articles enshrined within the UNCRC to promote and protect the rights of children. We works for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Aparajeyo is working with six goals of SDG. Six goals (1,3,5,8,13,16) of SDG.We work for the progress promised in the Charter of the United Nations.
Reduce the proportion of population living below extreme poverty line below 3% Reduce the proportion of population living below national poverty line below 10%
Reduce neonatal mortality rate to 12 per 1,000 live births Reduce under-5 mortality rate to 25 per 1,000 live births Reduce the maternal mortality ratio to 70 per 100,000 live births The death toll in road accidents has been reduced to 5.2 per person Reduce death rate due to road traffic injuries to 1.2 per 100,000 people
Reduce the proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 to zero Reduce the proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18 to 10% Increase the participation rate of women in the labour force to 50%
Increase annual growth rate of GDP to 10% Reduce unemployment rate below 3% Reduce the proportion of youth population (15-29 years) not in education, employment or training to 10%
Reduce the number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters to 1500 per 100,000 population
Increase the proportion of children under 5 years of age whose births have been registered with a civil authority to 100% Increase the proportion of complaint Settlement against cognizance of cases by National Human Rights Commission to 60%
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were born at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. The objective was to produce a set of universal goals that meet the urgent environmental, political and economic challenges facing our world.
As the phenomenon of children, youth and women in difficult situations increases, especially those at risk of abuse and exploitation, Aparajeyo has gradually expanded its programmes to reach these beneficiaries to protect and promote their basic rights. Our organization’s support extended to the following:
“It is not about the technology; it’s about sharing knowledge and information, communicating efficiently, building learning communities and creating a culture of professionalism in schools. These are the key responsibilities of all educational leaders.” – Marion Ginapolis
Aparajeyo Bangladesh Karigory Prossikkon Kendro is a Government certified vocational training center under the Technical Education Board and began its operations in January 2016.