Promoting Child Rights

Rasheda K Chowdhury

November 2, 2013
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Children’s issues occupy backseat in election manifestoes
Rasheda K Chowdhury, Educationist

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Akram Hosen None of the political parties in Bangladesh, including the leftists, keep children on their mind when they design their manifestos, said noted educationist Rasheda K Chowdhury. As the political manifestos are targeted towards the voters, who are grownups, … Continue reading

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Modernising Meena

October 5, 2013
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Modernising Meena

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Jamil Mahmud It was the year 1992 when Bangladesh Television aired the first episode of “Meena” series. Narrating her struggle to go to school, the episode, “Count Your Chickens”, soon won hearts of children and Meena subsequently became a natizen … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013
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Key recommendations

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International commitment to building more inclusive societies has resulted in improvements in the situation of children with disabilities and their families, but too many of them continue to face barriers to their participation in the civic, social and cultural affairs … Continue reading

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Discrimination has to be avoided

July 6, 2013
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Discrimination has to be avoided

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British born philanthropist and physiotherapist Valerie Taylor spent most of her life in Bangladesh treating and rehabilitating the people suffering from neurological disorders and running the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) which was founded by her. She … Continue reading

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Photo: Amran Hossain

July 6, 2013
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Overcoming challenges
‘Brought home two silvers and a bronze in Badminton in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in 2007′

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Zyma Islam Sportswoman Shiuli Shathi recently became a common face within the country, courtesy of a Grameenphone campaign disseminating her achievements. The telecom company, which has aired a television commercial and set up billboards all over the capital featuring her, … Continue reading

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Photo: Amran Hossain

July 6, 2013
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Cost of treating impairments too high

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Zyma Islam Sonia, 15, from Kamalganj in Sylhet, was first diagnosed with deafness as infant when she did not respond to any sound, but never received therapy afterwards. This means, she is wholly incapable of lip-reading or understanding sign language. … Continue reading

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cld02

July 6, 2013
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Regular schools better for them
Specially trained teachers can help them study alongside other children

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Akram Hosen Seeam Ul Karim, a 19-year-old student, does not let his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder throw him off track. “I’m trying really hard for the oncoming exams and the load of homework,” he says with a broad smile and … Continue reading

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Imparting lessons on swimming

June 1, 2013
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18,000 die by drowning every year

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Sushmita S Preetha                 Every year, a silent killer strikes the lives of at least 18,000  children in the country. It’s so deadly that it’s actually considered the number one cause of death of children over the … Continue reading

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