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opinion poll

December 7, 2013
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Children’s Opinion Poll
Children’s views and expectations from political aspirants and leaders in Bangladesh

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Conducted by UNICEF under a joint  project with the Ministry of Information with support from Save the Children, ActionAid, Plan International, World Vision, Child Rights Governance Assembly (CRGA) and the National Children’s Task Force (NCTF). The opinion poll focused on … Continue reading

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political act

December 7, 2013
by Promoting Child Rights
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Children getting used in political activities

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With a tumultuous political history, rallies, meetings and processions is nothing new in Bangladesh. Alongside adults, children have often participated in these political programmes, sometimes based on their own conscious decision and sometimes following their elders. However, recently, children have … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013
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Children’s awareness of rights high

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Although it is often assumed that children are not aware of their rights, the study found that on an average,  more than 90 per cent of the boys and girls were aware of their socio-economic rights.  While 93 per cent … Continue reading

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education right

December 7, 2013
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Right to education

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In order to promote education, children expect that political aspirants and leaders should playa proactive role to ensure quality education, establishmore schools in remote areas, develop school infrastructure, recruit better qualified teachers, stop corporal punishment, ensurestipend and free education for … Continue reading

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entertainment

December 7, 2013
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Right to health and others

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A large majority of urban and rural children said they were not getting adequate healthcare services while 84 per cent of children opined that their families could not afford it. Children of geographically isolated areas, including tea gardens and hard-to-reach … Continue reading

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Discrimination

December 7, 2013
by Promoting Child Rights
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Discrimination continues yet

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Eighty per cent urban children mentioned that children are mostly discriminated in terms of their parents’ economic status whereas 77 percent rural children have expressed same opinion responded to it . Both urban and rural children responded to other specific … Continue reading

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