The Relief International project Promotion of Civic Rights in Bangladesh through Education, Advocacy and ICT reinforces respect for civic rights and unites human rights activists in a network in order to establish a culture of human rights in Bangladesh.
Funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL), the two years long project contributes towards upholding human rights in 10 districts of Bangladesh through engaging local communities including media professionals, journalists, local leaders, civil society officials, educators, and youth and opinion makers.
The project makes use of innovative techniques to promote respect for human rights and to generate community awareness in the targeted areas. From FM radio to social media tools such as Facebook and youtube, the project utilizes a diverse range of unique and effective tools and means to promote the core message of the endeavor.
The project is implemented in the Dinajpur, Rajshahi, Sirajganj, Kushtia, Jessore, Satkhira, Munshiganj, Mymensingh, Noakhali, Chittagong districts of Bangladesh. Through this project, Relief International looks forward to bringing about significant positive impacts on the Bangladeshi communities.