Combat Violence against women/girls

In order to expel women from property rights, silent and open violence against women and girls has been increasing day by days. Within the sharp scarcity of income and food amid covid-19, women landowners are forced to sell their only assets i.e. land. In addition, women and girls are facing increased domestic violence during the covid-19, that highlighting patriarchy culture, needs to response and address mechanism as well.

  • Member to member trust building in group facilitation
  • Awareness on how to response and address the violence
  • Involvement with legal aid committee and local elected bodies
  • Legal aid assistance

Currently a project titled, “Confront landownership induced violence against women and girls” facilitates organisation, education on nature, types and coverage of violence and what to do, how to report and legal aid for affected and vulnerable women and girls. The project is implementing in four unions in Bagerhat district for the period of Dec 2019 to Nov 2022 with financial support of UN Trust Fund to endiolence against women and girls, UN Women.