BNPS and its women groups are observing 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence more>>
SRHR Education is a campaign-based program implementing by a consortium including BNPS, BRAC, CAMPE, FPAB, and HASAB through technical and financial support by OXFAM Novib. The program aims is that adolescents in Bangladesh have adequate skills and information to exercise their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and make free and informed decisions in an enabling and safe environment, so that they suffer less from major sexual and reproductive health hazards. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) and Progressive jointly organized a seminar on “Violence against Ethnic Women in Family, Society and Customary law” on 10 December 2014 at Ashika Auditorium of Rangamati. The seminar was presided over by Sucharita Chakma, the Executive Director of Progressive, honorable MP of the constituency Ushaton Talukdar was present in the seminar as Chief Guest, and Prokriti Ranjan Chakma was the special guest. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) organized an opinion sharing meeting on ‘Rural Women in Media: Ensuring Proper Representation’, was held on 27 May 2014 at Brac Centre Inn Conference Room, Mohakhali, Dhaka. Ms Rokeya Kabir, Executive Director of BNPS was the moderator of the meeting. more>>
A seminar on “Violence against Indigenous women in Family, Society and Customary law” was held on 31 October 2014, jointly organized by Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha and Ananya Kolyan Sangathan. Bomang Circle Chief King U Cha Pru Marma was present as the Chief Guest in the seminar held at Sangu Hotel, Bandarban. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) organized a district level networking meeting on “Strengthening GO-NGOs Support and Services of Women” with local government representatives and legal aid service providers was held on 10 September 2014 at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka. Ms Rokeya Kabir, Executive Director of BNPS moderated the meeting. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha organized a 3-days long training for the capacity development of women members of CHT Women Activist Forum on “Gender, Advocacy, Leadership and Customary Laws” at Bandarban district on 28 - 30 October, 2014. 22 women members took part in the training sessions. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) organized a seminar on “Women Workers in Informal Sector: Discrimination and Way Forward” at the National Press Club in Dhaka on 29 April 2014
Speakers at a seminar underscored the need for taking special steps to reduce school drop-out as well as development of maternal health in the char and coastal areas.more>>
Speakers at a dialogue on Monday (1 July 2013) called for taking necessary steps to improve healthcare facilities for char and coastal people. more>>
Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) organised a press conference on the unparliamentarily behaviour of the law-makers and trend in women's politics at Dhaka Reporters Unity on 27 June 2013
A seminar titled as ‘Post Budget Seminar on National Budget 2013-14: Expectation of Women & Reality’ held at the Muktijudda Jadughar, Dhaka on 18 June 2013. Bangladesh Nari Progati Sanga (BNPS) organized the session with the support of USAID, UKaid and The Asia Foundation.
A memorandum has been submitted to the Chief Election Commissioner demanding a fair free election environment for women and minority group. Ms. Shaymoli Nasreen Chowdhury, Chairperson of Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha, Ms. Rokeya Kabir, Executive Director of Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha, Prof Dr. Naseem Akhter Hussain, Jahangir Nagar University, Mr. Kajal Debnath, presidium member of Bangladesh Hindu Bouddha Christian Oikya Parishad Mr. Numan Ahmed Khan, Executive Director of IED and others met the Election Commissioner during the submission.
Women activists, ethnic and religious minority leaders and rights activists expressed deep concern on fear-free environment for women and minorities in next general election. more>>
Md. Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, Hon'ableMember of Parliament (Netrokona-2), had delivered his speech in a round table discussion on 'Intervention needed to establish Peoples' Access in Natural Resources of Haor area' held on March 24, 2013 at Press Club VIP Lounge, Dhaka. Bangladesh Nari Progati Sanga (BNPS) organized the session with the support of Oxfam GB.
Dialogue on Budget Accountability in Social Safety net Sector held on March 13, 2013 at BNPS Conference Room, Dhaka. Organizer of this dialogue was Civil Society United for Budget Accountability in Bangladesh (CUBA'B).
Ms Rokeya Kabir, Executive Director, BNPS and Chairperson of ADAB (Association of Development Agencies in Bangladesh) has been selected as Member of UN Women Asia Pacific Regional Civil Society Advisory Group. We, the BNPS family, express our heartiest congratulation to her on this achievement.