A training entitled ‘Women’s Right in the Heart of Campaign’ was organized by Oxfam policy and advocacy department on 16-17 June 2014 at Proshika Training Centre, Koitta, Manikganj. The training aimed on conceptual clarity about the women’s right and gender with different tools, design and implement campaign focusing on women's right, be aware about importance of gender sensitive, MEL framework for campaign and feel committed to promote women’s right in our day to day work.

A total of 22 participants took part the training from different 22 Oxfam partners organizations. The training was facilitated by Monisha Biswas, Manager, Policy & Advocacy, Qumrunnessa Nazly, Policy Officer, Abdul Quayyum, Media & Communication Coordinator, Md. Safiur Rahman, MEAL Coordinator Oxfam and Hasan Mehedi, Executive Director, Humanity Watch. The major area of the training were gender, women rights, power and exclusion, gender and diversity, gender gap, gender equality, gender mainstreaming, gender in MEL frame work and women face in online media. In fine, the trainees were awarded certificate in the presence of Dr. C. S. Karim, convener, CSRL, Oxfam.

Policy and Advocacy of Oxfam organize a national level seminar on Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) on 15 June 2014 at Dhaka Reporters Unity, Segunbacigha, Dhaka. Since inception of the Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihood (CSRL) in 2007, working on Agriculture issue that has a key role in ensuring food security, employment generation and economic growth in Bangladesh. Oxfam, along with its development and campaign partners have continued to demand for implementing CARP recommendation.


1. To address the CARP specific demand of Haor Area

2. To analyze the existing policies and initiatives on agriculture on Haor area

3. To mobilize and sensitize the respective actors on CARP

M A Mannan MP, Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Planning was presented as chief guest and Mr. Abdul Majid Khan, Honourable MP was the special guests of the seminar. Monisha Biswas, Manager, Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam, welcomed to all and Mousumi Biswas, Campaign Officer, Oxfam, was moderated the session. CSRL Haor Focal and Executive Director of IDEA, personated the key note paper. Dr. Faisal Ahmmed, Professor, Dept. of Social work, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet and Sheikh Rokon, Secretary General, Rivierine People took part of the seminar as penal discussant. Abdul Mannan, MP Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, launched the Access to common resource book.



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