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ADVOCACY ON CHILD RIGHTS

The activities of ISDCM are primarily aimed and actively focused on the Rights of the Child. In its all development programmes / projects Child Rights issues are being discussed and advocated in regular group meetings, meetings of NGOs, Union Parishads, Upazila Development Committees and other fora as and when opportunities available. ISDCM field staff were intensively oriented on Child Rights to do the job effectively. Child Rights week was observed with the participation of Government officials, Public representatives, Group members, Community leaders, Teachers, Imams, and Marriage Registrars etc. in Natore, Naogaon, Singra and Syedpur. Prevention of child marriage, birth registration, prevention of child labour, abuse of child etc. was the main issues of discussions.

The table below shows the no. of advocacy meetings organized and number of participants.

Table-25 : Local level Advocacy meeting and number of participants attended In ISDCM project areas 2008

Name of
Project Area
No. of meeting organized
Total Number of persons attended
Category of
Participants
Female
Natore
01
40
UP Chairmen, Members, Municipality Chairmen, Councilors, Teachers, Imams, Marriage Registrar, Journalists, Lawyers, Women Group Leaders, Upazila level officials of Govt. Departments.
Kaliganj
01
32
Singra
02
90
Syedpur
02
60
Bagatipara
01
26
Total:
07
248

As part of advocacy for Child Rights a good number of meetings were organized which was participated by different categories stakeholders and the beneficiaries. Although, impact of such advocacy meetings has not been evaluated / studied but it was observed that as a result of these meetings there was decreasing trend in early marriage and birth registration got spontaneous response from the people at large.

 

 

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