Jul 08, 2019 | Issue 13



Annual Report 2018

‘CRI-Young Bangla Annual Report 2018’ is the compilation of CRI’s yearlong events organized and publications by CRI and Young Bangla. It compromises of youth engagement programs, overviews and snippets of CRI flagship and occasional publications, the portrayal of CRI Young Bangla yearlong activities, collaborations and partnership with relevant organizations. This annual report is a reflection of how CRI Young Bangla stays connected to its vision and mission.

Bangladesh-The Role Model in Women’s Empowerment

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in educating women and ensuring quality health care and social safety, economic and political empowerment while removing all the impediments to their freedom. Budgetary support for women’s development has been transformed in the last 10 years. This publication looks in to the Bangladesh government’s efforts to eliminate gender gap in all sectors and prevent all types of violence against women and the sectoral challenges.

Poverty Reduction, Social Welfare and Inclusion: A Decade of Turning Policies into Action 2009-2018

Bangladesh has unquestionably been riding on a mounting trajectory of rapid development. The country, under the able and prudent leadership of Honorable Prime Minister (HPM) Sheikh Hasina, has been credited with a never-seen-before rise in economy, higher foreign investment, decrease in poverty defying the perception of ‘a test case for development’. This publication portrays picture of last one decade’s policy level changes devised and implemented by the government in poverty reduction, social welfare and to make Bangladesh an inclusive and just society.

Workshop on Gender Based Violence and Women’s Safety at Public Places

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) in collaboration with Center for Men and Masculinities Studies (CMMS) and UNDP Bangladesh, organized a workshop on Gender-Based Violence and Women’s Safety in Public Places. The workshop was designed to enhance basic understanding of gender and violence against women while developing campaign strategies and action plans for women’s safety at public places through a participatory process. Immediate outcome of the workshop suggests enhanced understanding and commitment of the participants to run a nationwide campaign to prevent violence against women in public place.

Awami League Turns 70: Thoughts of Youth

Centre for Research and Information (CRI) organized the program ‘Awami League at 70: Thoughts of Youth’ on June 25, 2019 at Krishibud Institution, Dhaka as a part of the occasion of Awami League – Bangladesh’s oldest political group’s 70th founding anniversary. The event was attended by over 250 youth representatives from all sections of the society, including students, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, social activists and journalists to express their opinions, expectations and ask questions to some prominent leaders of the political party.

Student to Startup: A Desirous Story Completes the First Chapter

With a motto “My Innovation, My Dream”, Student to Startup Initiative kicked off its first chapter targeting 40 Universities in 8 divisions of the country. The first chapter was inaugurated on March 8, 2019 following up with the central coordination meeting. The program consists of two major phases namely campus and national phase. A total of 120 student teams based startups from all around the country participated in the first ever National Startup Camp of Bangladesh. The top 30 teams were announced winners and the official selection committee of iDEA project selected 10 of them to receive total BDT 1 Crore as Pre-seed funding from the project.

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