Category Archives: Advocacy

Ensuring Government’s Human Rights Accountability: Is the NHRC Fulfilling Its Mandate?

  The National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh has to ensure that they are fully exercising their mandate to ensure accountability of the government in promoting and protecting human rights of…

The Situation of Torture in Bangladesh: Challenges to Ensure Justice for Victims of Torture and Their Families

Democracy, rule of law, justice and human rights are all inter-related and inter-connected. Torture must not be used as a weapon. The Government must try and ensure justice for the…

Virtual Dialogue with Journalists and Human Rights Defenders 2021

Journalists and Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) play a crucial role in developing the human rights culture and ensuring the rule of law in society at both the local and national…

Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge Violence Against Women

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Press Conference on Bangladesh Human Rights Situation 2020

On the last day of 2020, Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) presented its observations regarding the situation of human rights in Bangladesh in a virtual press conference. While we have…

ASK’s Human Chain on Human Rights Day 2020

আন্তর্জতিক মানবাধিকার দিবস উপলক্ষে ১০ ডিসেম্বর ২০২০, বেলা ১১টা ৩০ মিনিটে আইন ও সালিশ কেন্দ্র (আসক) এর উদ্যোগে ঢাকার আসাদগেট সংলগ্ন মিরপুর রোডে মানববন্ধন অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। মানববন্ধন কর্মসূচিতে আসক’র সিনিয়র…

Virtual Session on Online Abuse and Exploitation against Girl Child: Law, Reality and Remedies

The situation of violence against children, abuse and exploitation against children, especially girl child has been a matter of great concern in Bangladesh. Adding into this imperative is the violence…

Virtual Discussion on the State Violence against Women in Bangladesh

Over the years, the situation of Violence against Women (VAW) in Bangladesh has been reviewed by various United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms. Following the review, Bangladesh received numerous recommendations from…

Extrajudicial Killings are in No Way Justified: Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh

‘Extrajudicial killings are an extreme violation of human rights; no individual with good sense can support such killings. The Commission is also vocal against such killings. In no way does…

Virtual Dialogue with Journalists and Human Rights Defenders

Human Rights Defenders and journalists are proactive citizens who address any and every incident of human rights violation and stand up and raise their voice against such incidents. With the…