Gender, Justice & Diversity

Women Support Center Project

MUKTI Cox's Bazar had implemented a program name "Women Support Center" from October 2008 to September 2012 with the assistance of Ministry of Women & Child Affairs (MOWCA) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Goal:

To redress and prevent violence against women and girls in Cox's Bazar district.

Objective:

To promote and protect distressed, shelter less and helpless victims of violence; women and girl’s human rights of Cox's Bazar district through providing legal aid, shelter, treatment, and psychosocial counseling and social support services.

Target group:

Victims of violence; women and girl's of Cox's Bazar district has been targeted for the project.

Major Supports:

  • Safe Shelter Support
  • Legal Aid Support
  • Psychosocial Counseling
  • Help Line Service
  • Vocational Training
  • Education
  • Rehabilitation

Major Achievements:

  • Provide Safe Shelter Support to 573 survivors
  • Legal Aid Support 850
  • Psychosocial Counseling 573
  • Help Line Service 1584
  • Vocational Training 250
  • Education 205
  • Rehabilitation and re integration in society 495

Gender and Development Program

MUKTI Cox's Bazar has implemented Gender and Development program with the technical and financial help of Steps Towards Development and Chittagong Social Development Forum from 2009 to 2012 at Cox's Bazar Poursova and sadar upazila. The goal of the program is to establish good governance, Human Rights and Gender equity in the society.

The programs are doing the following activities:
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Aware the community in any forms of violence against women.


2

Enhance accessibility of women in all spheres of life.


3

Facilitate meeting, training and workshop for better understanding of gender related issues.


4

Activate union Nari Nirjatan Protirodh Cell (Protection committee of violence against women).


5

Aware and train marriage register and religious leaders to reduce child marriage.


6

Awareness campaign in schools to aware students on child marriage, dowry, polygamy, eve teasing, and family law of our country.


7

Provide training to women activist for their voice raising against all sorts of discrimination against women.