Category Archives: Advocacy

Unlawful Detention of Badol Faraji

Case Name and Number: Badal Faraji Illegal Detention Case, Writ Petition No 1376 of 2019 Parties: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) v Bangladesh and others Court: High Court Division in…

Workshop Held on Reviewing Implementation of CAT in Bangladesh

Bangladesh became a party to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in 1998 and has enacted the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Act…

Rally and Discussion meeting in Moheshpur on Violence and Rape against Women and Children

Human Rights Defenders Forum (HRDF), with the support of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) organised a rally and discussion meeting on the morning of 31 January, 2019, in Fotepur Gazironnesa…

Preventing Online Sexual Harassment of Children: Legal Analysis

Discussion Meeting Preventing Online Sexual Harassment of Children: Legal Analysis  On 28 January 2019, Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) organised a discussion meeting, titled, “Preventing Online Sexual Harassment of Children:…

Human Rights Situation in Bangladesh, 2018: Observation by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

“In comparison to previous years, the rate of extra-judicial killings has increased, specially with the introduction of the Anti-Narcotics Drive and the subsequent incidents of ‘cross-fire”, Sheepa Hafiza, Executive Director…

Protecting and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children and Cyber Security: Rights & Responsibility of Internet Service Providers

“It is our social responsibility to make people aware of online sexual exploitation of children,” SM Julfikar Haider, President, Cyber Cafe Owners Association of Bangladesh (CCOAB) shared in a discussion…

National Level Launching of ASTHA Project

On 11 December 2018, Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) inaugurated the project  ‘ASTHA: Strengthening Access to Multi-Sectoral Public Services for Gender Based Violence (GBV) Survivors in Bangladesh’. The event was chaired by…

Workshop on Human Rights Education

A three-day Workshop on Human Rights Education was organized by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) for the students of Drama and Dramatics Department, Jahangirnagar University, and held at Jahangirnagar University, from 11-13…

ASTHA: Uniting to Put an End to Gender Based Violence

‘ASTHA: Strengthening Access to Multi-Sectoral Public Services for Gender Based Violence (GBV) Survivors in Bangladesh’ project has observed the 16 days of activism at district, union and upazila level of the…

Implementation of Bangladesh’s International Human Rights Obligations

With the aim of highlighting Bangladesh’s international human rights obligations under treaty bodies, UPR, UN Special Procedures and voluntary pledges, Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB) organized a round-table discussion on…