Coordination Effort in Bangladesh Leads to Stronger National Land Platforms and Joint Strategies through NES
Martes, 25th Octubre 2016
Bangladesh is now entering its 4th quarter of the year 2 of its NES. During this period, several activities were convened. ALRD (Association Land Reform Development) as the leading ILC member organization, was collaborating with other organizations working on the same issues, as well as of course participation from the Bangladesh’s ILC Members; ARBAN (Association for Realization of Basic Needs), Kapaeeng Foundation, and CDA (Community Development Association).
In the said activities, essential decisions were generated from productive and constructive dialogues, elaborated as follows:
Islamic inheritance laws and rural women, new issue of ILC Framing the Debate series is out
Global (including Europe)
Martes, 6th Septiembre 2016
«Land rights are particularly important for women’s empowerment and gender equality (…) but they continue to be systematically denied their rights to inheritance, especially in rural areas». The newest issue of ILC’s Framing the Debate series on Islamic inheritance laws and their impact on rural women in Muslim societies finds an interconnected mix of legal, educational, economic, social and political reasons for discriminatory inheritance practices.
Land Boundary Agreement threatens the livelihood of indigenous villagers in Moulavibazar
Lunes, 8th Febrero 2016
The livelihood of indigenous Khasi and Garo peoples of Pallathol and Kumarsil under Baralekha upazila in Moulavibazar district, adjacent to Indo-Bangla border fall under serious threat as their ancestral paanjum (betel leaf garden) fall under Indian boundary after recent developments related to Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh took place earlier this year.
Project kicks off in CHT without meaningful consultation
Lunes, 8th Febrero 2016
With the intent to construct a 123-kilometer road in Rangamati of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), the Government has started a survey in Rangamati without proper consultation with the Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council, the apex body to oversee the administration and development activities in the CHT and representative indigenous peoples institutions and organizations.
2015 Situation report on Indigenous Woman in Bangladesh
Martes, 23rd Febrero 2016
on 16 February 2016 in a launching and discussion program of Annual Situation Report 2015 on Indigenous Woman in Bangladesh at the Daily Star Bhaban in Dhaka. Kapaeeng Foundation and Bangladesh Indigenous Women’s Network (BIWN) published this report with the support of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).