ON GOING PROJECTS

 

Solidarity Center Bangladesh
Project Title Combating Trafficking in Persons for Labor Exploitation Among Vulnerable Workers Activities.
Development Partner Solidarity Center  Bangladesh
Project Duration January 2014 to December 2018.
Working Areas Norsingdi Sader Upazilla, Dist.  Norsingdi & Bandar Upazilla, Dist.  Narayangonj.
Thematic Intervention Safe Migration and Reduce  trafficking
Project Impact
Project Outcomes Increasing safe migration and reduce  trafficking
Target Beneficiaries
  • Migrants Workers
  • Garments Workers
  • Family Members Specially Women
Project Results
  • Promoting safe migration through education and awareness rising.
  • Advocating for greater law enforcement through implementation of the 2012 Human Trafficking Deterrence and Suppression ACT.
  • Government agencies are aware of the need for effectively implementing “Overseas Employment and Migrant Workers Act 2013”.

 

 

Activities-

 

Field
  • Courtyards meeting.
  • Awareness meeting.
  • Local govt. Advocacy meeting etc.
National
  • Advocacy with Govt. and others  Stakeholders
International
  • GFMD
  • PGA

 

Solidarity Center Bangladesh
Project Title Bangladesh Workers ‘Empowerment Program (WEP). (Promoting Rights and Interests in Targeted Garments Communities).
Development Partner Solidarity Center
Project Duration October 1, 2015 to March 31, 2018
Working Areas Boardbazar, Gazipur Sadar Upazilla, Dist. Gazipur.
Thematic Intervention Workers community Development
Project Impact To improve the living condition of the garment communities through strengthening social network , increasing access to public services and advancing capacity of women leaders by formation of independent worker organizations (both in their factories and in their communities ), and strengthening  their capacity of advocate for their rights and interests and act collectively  to further their goals .
Project Outcomes
  • To improve the living conditions of the garments communities.
Target Beneficiaries
  • Community Workers.
  • Service providers
Project Results
  • To improve the living conditions of the garments communities.

 

 

Activities-

 

Field Activity include coordination meeting , WCA membership meeting , WCA Leadership meeting , Roundtable meeting with service providers meeting, Roundtable meeting with govt. officials, Roundtable meeting with employers, Labor law training, conflict resolution training , Community occupational safety and health traingin civic education training, Family health workshop , Gender equality and leadership training, Family and Community support workshop, Financial skill training   etc.
National
  • Advocacy with Govt. and others Stakeholders.
International
  • GFMD
  • PGA
  • Labor Day Consultation
  • Consultation with Various Stakeholders

 

AWO International e.V.
Project Title Promoting Migrants Rights and Livelihood of Potential and Returnee Migrants and Their Families
Development Partner AWO International e.V.
Project Duration 2014-2016
Working Areas Chittagong, Comilla and Tangail
Thematic Intervention Migration & Development
Project Impact Migrant Workers’ Rights are Ensured and Their Family’s Livelihood Status Improved
Project Outcomes
  • Safe migration has increased
  • Migrants and their families have improved their financial situation and returnee migrants are re-integrated in their communities.
  • Migrants are supported by the government and enjoying the benefits of revised Overseas Employment & Migrant Worker’s Act 2013
Target Beneficiaries
  • Migrants
  • Returnee Migrants
  • Family Members of the Returnee Migrants
Project Results
  • Local people are aware about the MISCs services and have access to safe migration information  from  MISCs
  • The migrant community in the project area is aware about the need to address migration-related issues on their own
  • The target group is aware of and understands the risks of irregular migration and the procedures of safe migration
  • Prospective and outgoing migrants become aware of the need for pre-departure information and take part in pre-departure sessions
  • Left behind female member of migrant receives Handicraft training
  • The target group is aware of the financial aspects of migration and ways to safely receive remittances
  • Government agencies are aware of the need for effectively implementing “Overseas Employment and Migrant Workers Act 2013”
  • Recruiting agencies are aware of the problems/lack of transparency of their recruiting practices
  • The target group is aware of existing migration Act and the need for their effective implementation

 

 

Activities-

 

Field
  • Awareness Meeting
  • Remittance Meeting
  • Pre-departure Meeting
  • Pre-decision Meeting
  • CBO Follow-up Meeting
  • Entrepreneurship Training
National
  • Women Day Consultation
  • Labor Day Consultation
  • Consultation with Various Stakeholders
  • Celebration of IMD, HR Day, Women’s Day, Diaspora Day etc.
International
  • GFMD
  • PGA

 

Diplomacy Training Program (DTP)
Project Title Bangladesh Capacity Building Program for Advocacy for Migrant Workers and Safe Migration
Development Partner WARBE DF, RMMRU & SDC
Project Duration December 2015 to December 2016
Working Areas Dhaka, Bangladesh
Project Outcomes Strategic Advocacy and Action Planning, Good Policy and Practice to promote and protect the rights and welfare of migrant workers in other labor sending countries, Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Migrant Workers –Using Standards in Dialogue, Engaging the Private Sector,  the GFMD.
Target Beneficiaries Civil Society from different organization.
Project Results
  • Knowledge of international human rights standards relevant to migrant works.
  • Knowledge of the UN’s human rights monitoring and accountability mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of the legal and policy frameworks governing labor migration in Bangladesh.
  • Knowledge and understanding of other international forums and processes relevant to migration with a special focus on the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.
  • Enhanced skills in developing strategies to advocate for better protection of migrants, including in destination countries.
  • Enhanced skills and confidence to engage in meaningful, constructive dialogue with government agencies and the private sector to shape policy and practice related to labor migration.
  • Knowledge of other migrant protection systems in other Asian labor sending countries to support the government in implementing changes/improvements of the existing systems and mechanisms in Bangladesh.
  • Enhanced skills in alliance and network building.
  • Capacity to engage strategically with GFMD process

Latest Activities

Bangladesh Civil Society Coordination Committee for GFMD 2016

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Womens Day 2016

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May Day 2016

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Capacity Building Workshop of Network Partners

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