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​​13/14, Babor Road (1st Floor), Block B Mohammadpur Housing Estate, Dhaka 1207

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Description

Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha (BNPS) is an activist women organization, working since 1986 to establish equality for women from family to state level. BNPS has been working for policy reforms at the national level and organizing and mobilizing grassroots people at the community level through a variety of programs. BNPS follows a bottom-up right-based approach linking community level organized efforts with national level to bring reforms. In this linking process its role is one of the catalysts and facilitators. BNPS has been trying to create a supportive environment for the women, minority and other marginalized groups raising their voice and claiming their entitlements through a list of activities, like critical understanding through development education, institution building, livelihood activities and reforms of different policies, system, institution and mindset. The congenial working environment, culture of co-operation and team work, non-hierarchical management with activist orientation has been recognized by all as an asset of BNPS. So far BNPS has directly worked with around 200,000 women and for three decades more than 1,000,000 people from different background involved with the initiatives undertaken by BNPS, and it has been recognized as one of the most dynamic women’s organization in Bangladesh. It focuses on social, economical and political empowerment of women, gender equality, strengthening of local government, electoral reform, education reform and gender budget analysis. In addition, BNPS has been taking up many firm steps on many challenging issues like inheritance laws, women representation in power structure i.e. parliament and local government, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE), issues of women workers and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAW/G). BNPS not only have the expertise and wisdom of working with women towards social, economical and political empowerment but also have the activist tenacity to take a political stand in the face of conservative lobbies for the cause of women and human rights. BNPS has been the pioneer in taking up challenging issues against conservative mindsets, which quiver the root of the extremist fundamentalists and their exploitative network. Vision: A society free from all sorts of discrimination.   Mission: Equality through empowerment and social transformation. Objective: To carry out its mission, BNPS is striving to eliminate all sort of discrimination against disadvantaged people particularly women from family to society and state consistent with the principles of the constitution of Bangladesh and all human rights instruments of the United Nations. Core Values: BNPS has an ideological base with some core values. These are considered as guiding factors that contribute as essential elements in developing all the programs implemented by the organization. The core values of the organization exclusively defined are: • Gender Sensitivity • Secularism • Inclusiveness and • Sustainability with special emphasis on environment

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