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About Project – MJF

About Project

About Project

Introduction

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) started its journey in 2002 as a project of CARE and became an independent organization with NGOAB registration in 2006. It provides funding and capacity building support to organizations working on critical issues related human rights and governance. MJF works in partnership with different stakeholders such as civil society organizations, NGOs, CBOs, government, private sector, research organizations etc. MJF, through its partners assists in building capacity of poor and marginalized groups for the fulfillment of their basic and fundamental rights and entitlements and raise voice against all violations. MJF works with duty bearers to ensure their responsiveness and accountability towards these groups.

PROJECT NAME: Strengthen civil society and public institutions to address combating gender based violence and build community resilience to adopt climate change.

Purpose

To enhance the capacity of civil society and public institutions to address violence against women in public and private domain and build greater resilience of vulnerable communities to deal with climate change.

  • Component 1

    Reduction in Gender Based Violence in Public and Private Domains

  • Broad objective: To promote gender equality and the protection of women’s human rights by reducing violence women & girls in targeted area.
  • Component 2

    Building community resilience to climate change and impacts

  • Broad objective: To build greater community resilience to climate change impacts and natural disaster in three climatic and environmentally vulnerable regions in Bangladesh of Coastal Charland and Hilly regions.
  • Component 3

    Strengthening of public institutions to ensure responsiveness towards gender concerns including VAWG and climate change

  • Broad objective: Strengthening of public institutions so that they are able to respond effectively on VAW and climate change through improved cooperation between citizens and duty bearers.

Project Areas

Barisal, Bagerhat Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Patuakhali, Jhinaidaha, Bandarban, Ranamati, Gaibandha, Bhola, Barguna, Kurigram, Sirajganj, Satkhira and Dhaka

  • Partner Organization
    • National Development Programme
    • Mahideb Jubo Somaj Kallayan Somity
    • Association for Community Development
    • Awaj Foundation
    • Nazrul Smriti Sangsad-NSS
    • Village Education Resource Center
    • AID FOUNDATION
    • SOHAY
    • Karmojibi Nari
    • ASHIKA Manabik Unnayan Kendra

Number of Beneficiaries

Component No of partners No of Beneficiaries
Combating Gender based Violence 8 10370
Climate Change 9 13136
Total 17 23506