Establishing Basic Human Rights of Commercial Sex Workers (CSWs) and Protect them from Oppression and Exploitation

2015-06-30Partner: Manusher Jonno Foundation

Duration: August 2003 – March 2013

There prevails deep-rooted social stigma against the Sex Workers (SWs) and their children. They are consciously discriminated by the society in various ways.  There are about 4,500 brothel-based SWs in Bangladesh in 12 brothels of which 1,500 are available in Daulatdia brothel at Goalanda upazila in Rajbari district. 

     

PIACT Bangladesh, an NGO, launched a program in 2003 in Daulatdia brothel with the support from Manusher Jonno Foundation to establish basic human rights of SWs and protect them from oppression and exploitation, protecting under-aged girls from entering into sex business and obtaining social recognition of their human

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Drug Prevention Education in Schools in Bangladesh

Drug abusers are at high risk of HIV infection.  In order to develop skill of school students (both formal and non-formal schools) a program on Drug Resistance Education was implemented by PIACT during 2008 and 2009 in six divisional cities of Bangladesh.  The students of selected formal and non-formal schools situated in drug abuse prone areas were made aware about consequences of drug abuse

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