Benarashi Ananda Dhara School works with boy child laborers employed in hazardous condition in Benarasi Saree factories and girl child laborers working in karchupi work (hand stitch embroidery work on cloth), thonga making (paper packaging materials for grocery shop use) and beli (artificial flower made by paper) production. Benarashi Ananda Dhara School aims at increasing the awareness on child rights and reduce the future numbers of child labourers in working area. To motivate the child laborers, the participating children in…
Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka- Child led Organization and Advocacy on Child Labour Introduction The project titled ‘Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka- Child led Organization and Advocacy on Child Labour’’ is the continuation of a bigger project “Non-formal Basic Education and Healthcare Programme for the Child Labourers in Mirpur, Dhaka and a part of the overall child labour theme. The project started in January…
Develop Misplaced Childhood: A Project for Street Child Prostitutes in Dhaka City INCIDIN Bangladesh is running a project titled Misplaced Childhood: A Project for Street Child Prostitutes in Dhaka City is working with the street child prostitutes since 1999. The beneficiaries of this program are children those who directly engaged in prostitution in Dhaka city. The project is work with 120 girl and 60 boy child prostitutes of Dhaka city on the curative intervention components. The problem of child prostitution…
A Project for Sexually abused and Exploited Street Children in Dhaka City, Child protection is a very important component of child rights. Protecting children and adolescents allow better psychosocial development. Child protection can be considered as a crucial mechanism not only for national development but also for assisting a nation to maintain international competitiveness in the age of globalization. The lack of protection or inadequate protection may lead a child to under-nourishment, poor health, and intellectual underdevelopment. Street children in…
Human trafficking is a complex phenomenon, resulting from the involvement of diverse national and transnational factors. Although trafficking in persons is often identified as a part of organized and/or cross-border crime, it also occurs within national boundaries - called internal trafficking. Human trafficking, whether internal or cross-border is inextricably linked with forced, fraudulent or involuntary migration/movement of people, and the end-object of this crime is sexual, labour, or other forms of exploitation. As such, unsafe/irregular migration always runs the risk…
The street children who are engaged in prostitution are exposed to the crudest and prolonged form of sexual abuse and exploitation. Because of excessive abuse, the children suffer from acute case of psychological maladjustment and trauma. The harsh environment of the street forces the children to develop as socially handicapped. Moreover, the sexual abused children are highly stigmatized and are considered as social outcasts. The boys involved in prostitution living in the street, face numerous hazards every moment of their…