জয় বাংলা ইয়ুথ অ্যাওয়ার্ড জয়ী সংগঠন বৃহন্নলার গল্প আমাদের সমাজের জন্য একটি দৃষ্টান্ত। বৃহন্নলাকে মানুষের কাছে পৌঁছে দিতে ইয়ং বাংলা তুলে এনেছে তাদের সদস্যদের কিছু অভিজ্ঞতার কথা।
Travelettes of Bangladesh is an organization – dedicated to encouraging traveling amongst the women of Bangladesh. It was established in 27th November 2016 by doctor Sakia Haque and doctor Manushi Saha, in order to assemble other fellow travelers and create a platform which promotes safety and the welfare of female travelers. Since then almost 1700 women have traveled world-wide via 42 of their successful events.
Farzana Afroz is an average girl from a poor family. Besides studying she also engages in social work in order to ensure that no one else has to undergo the perils and obstacles that she had to face. Her aim is to help the people living in poverty, impoverished women and underprivileged children and she is working selflessly to give them better lives.
Priota farelin Iftekhar, a Bangladeshi girl who believes that there is no force more powerful than willpower to rise. And she is going forward with this determination, raising a Bangladeshi flag to support Bangladeshi youth especially girls and women to make sure their rights to travel.
Harassment against women is a daily reality in Bangladesh. Every day in homes, schools and public spaces women and girls face harassment. In rural areas, the propensity of harassing young women is awfully high. Many studies show that according to most of the men it is very common as men do not see women as equals in any respect. Gender-based violence and harassment are thus considered as usual incidents.
Bangladesh’s transgender community, called ‘hijra’ has been ignored for decades. In the absence of care and acceptance, people of the hijra community has always been disregarded and demoted. An estimated 10,000 to half a million of Bangladesh’s population belong to the hijra community. Few organizations working for their welfare to ensure their identity, legal rights and better future are trying hard to change the perception of society that hijras are not burden and they do not deserve to be mistreated.
It is estimated that about 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder. According to a WHO’s report (2009), there are 0.84% of children are suffering from autism spectrum disorders in Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh has a well-developed three tired health care delivery system, the service for autism is not widely available. Only at the upper class of the society has access to address autism properly but the rural and semi-urban areas are lacking proper facilities and services for Autism.
It is estimated that 15 million people in Bangladesh suffer from a variety of mental health illness. Damage occurswhen we misunderstand mental illness — and its gravity. Nowadays, the tendency of committing suicide, violence, anger etc. become severe and frequent among theyounggeneration. The lack of knowledge is one of the major causes not to address this critical issue.
Protibondhi Kollyan Samiti was formed in 2001 in Mymensingh by 9 physically challenged energetic young enthusiastic proponents who think that they are no less than any normal human. Protibondhi Kollayan Samiti provides physical fitness training to especiallychallenged people along with education.
More than one billion people in the world live with some form of disability and among them,80% live in developing countries. These people are also known as the world’s largest marginalized group in terms of obtaining poorer health condition, lower educationalachievement,andfewer economic opportunities. The reason behind this poor fact is mainly lack of services available to them (e.g., information and communication technology, transportation facilities, alternative education, employment opportunity etc.) which causes obstacles in their daily life.