Category Archives: Publications and Resources

NHRC, Bangladesh: Institutional, functional and financial independence need to be strengthened

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) was in the forefront of advocacy initiatives started in the 90s for the establishment of a national human rights institution in Bangladesh. ASK strengthened its…

A Study on Child Domestic Workers and the Role of Government and Civil Society | 2013 | ASK and Save the Children

Employing children as domestic workers is socially and culturally accepted in Bangladesh society. With slavery as its historical root,domestic work is an old occupation not only for adults but increasingly now for…

”Bangladesh : Still to Prove Itself” | Chapter in ANNI Report 2013 | [English]

[See Bengali Version] Asian NGO Networks on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI)  is a network of Human Rights Organisations and defenders engaged with National Human Rights Institutions in Asia to…

Bulletin – September 2013

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Dharshon-Porobarti Aini Lorai

Dharshon-Porobarti Aini Lorai

A simply written and illustrated handbook on legal procedures and legal aid that victims of rape can avail from ASK and other like-minded organizations. Published in 1999. Price: 40

Annual Report 2012

Annual Report 2012

Published : 2013 Format : PDF File Size : 2.44 MB Download

Rising from the Ashes

”Rising from the Ashes” | Book Review

Review Rising from the Ashes: Women’s Narratives of 1971 is, from a critical standpoint, a compendium of almost all facets of human nature, ranging from extreme cruelty to supreme acts of…

RAB: Stop Terrorism or Terrorism by the State

RAB: Stop Terrorism or Terrorism by the State

Since its formation in 2004 the methods used by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to curb crimes and arrest criminals have aroused concern amongst leading human rights defenders. Reports of…

A Practical Handbook on filing complaints to the NHRC

Handbook on the complaint mechanism of the National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh

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