247 Mirhazirbagh, P.O. Gandaria, P.S. Demra
Dhaka - 1204
Tel: (880-2) 233873
Fax: (011 880-2) 863357/864753
Foundation for Research on Educational Planning and Development (FREPD)
64/A Green Road
Dhaka - 1205
Women for Women
15 Green Square
Women for Women
63/2 Laboratory Road
Dhaka 1205 Bangladesh
A Research and Study Group. Women for Women is a pioneer women's organization in Bangladesh that combines research with advocacy to advance and promote gender equity.
Steps Towards Development
3/4 Block-D Lalmatia
Tel: +8802 813275 or +8802 911867
Fax: +8802 819774
Steps Towards Development, created by a group of researchers, women activists and social workers, was born out of the need for an information and communication network to serve the local grassroots and (inter-)national development agencies. Its main goals are to contribute to the process of women's empowerment and to promote children's rights. STD has a research and resource centre, with a collection of 513 items. STD collects, produces, translates and disseminates information on women, children, the environment, and legal and human rights issues. Languages: Bengali, English
Bangladesh Women's Health Coalition
113 46A Rd 6A
1209 Dhaka, Bangladesh
T: 880 2 811134
F: 880 2 817 969
Centre for Analysis and Choice (CAC)
House 65 Road 6a
F: 880 2 863016
CAC is a research oriented organization that works with elected officials. The Women in Politics program offers political campaign training in structure, fundraising, media, and communication skills. CAC also houses the Asia/Pacific Women in Politics Network newsletter (APWIP).
The PRIP Program
House # 56
Road# 16 (new)
F: 880 2 816429
BRAC Gender Resource Centre
Tel: +880 2 988 1265
Fax: +880 2 883 542
BRAC is a non-profit development organization in the private sector. It has three core programs, Rural Development, a Health and Population Division and a Non Formal Primary Education Program. BRAC serves over 2 million village women and 1.2 million children. The BRAC Gender Resource Centre (GRC) was established in 1995 to cater to the information needs on gender and development of BRAC staff members. Over time, the resource centre extended its service to users outside of BRAC. The GRC is housed within the training division of BRAC. BRAC disseminates information through media campaigns using video, newsletters, and bulletin boards. Languages: English, Bangla
F: 880 2 811344
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