Assessing Institutional Sensitivity Towards Children: Toolkit for working with Union Parishad, Syed Tamjid ur Rahman, Save the Children Sweden-Denmark, 2007.
It is observed that the Local Government Institutions in Bangladesh play a critical role in ensuring child rights at the grass root level of the society. This led all development agencies to incorporate local government institutions in their development initiatives and activities. This toolkit has been developed for a better understanding of the Union Parishad and finding ways to integrate the work on child rights issues. It also provides a sense of direction as to how to work with the Union Parishad. The toolkit will be a useful resource for policy makers, implementing agencies, field workers, NGO activists and other practitioners.
Mother Language First – towards achieving EFA for Adivasi children in Bangladesh, Khagrachari Hill District Council, Zabarang Kalyan Samity, and Save the Children, 2007.
The book deals with mother tongue-based multi-lingual education (MLE), in formal or non formal education, in which the children’s mother tongue and Bangla are used in the classroom in Bangladesh. The strategy of mother tongue-based MLE recognises the importance of children beginning their education in their mother tongue (mother language first); the language they speak and understand. Local community ownership, local teachers and an appropriate and relevant curriculum are also important elements of a successful mother tongue-based MLE programme.
The Super sisters in the savage streets: a guide for supporting street children, INCIDIN and Save the Children, Sweden-Denmark. 2006.
This book is an outcome of a study carried out by Integrated Community Industrial Development in Bangladesh (INCIDIN Bangladesh) in cooperation with 117 girls working on the street. The main aim of the study was to explore the girls’ situation and to assess the quality of existing programmes for girls living and working on the streets, creating an in-depth understanding of the push-pull factors involved as well as the problems as seen through the girls’ eyes.
Child Brigade: An organization of street working children in Bangladesh, Sarah White, Save the Children Sweden, 2002.
This unique document narrates a remarkable and rugged journey of a group of street working children in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which is today known as the Child Brigade. The report is a strong t estimony to what chidlren can achieve and accomplish when given the opportunity and support. At the same time it also underlines the struggles and difficulties they have been facing during their existence.