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Centre for Women and Children Studies

Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS) is a non-profit and non-political organization for encouraging, sponsoring and promoting multi-disciplinary basic and action research aimed at burgeoning socio-economic development of women, men and children. The Centre was established in April 1994 to develop pro-women policy planning in Bangladesh and its implementation in a more meaningful way. It primarily acts as a pressure group to lobby with the policy planners and decision-makers. The vision of the Centre is the inclusion of women in policy agenda to ensure equality in socio-economic, legal and political spheres leading to distributive justice.

Achievements

CWCS’s direct assistance and support services to survivors of human trafficking and victims of sexual exploitation since 2010 - 2019

Our Recent Projects

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The project is being initiated during November 2019 – August 2022 with the financial assistance of Winrock International, Bangladesh aimed to improve socio-economic well-being of men and women who have escaped trafficking by providing services for reintegration. The geographic location of this project is Satkhira district of Bangladesh.

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This project is implementing by CWCS and supported by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF). The main goal is - "Improved socio-economic reintegration of returnee women migrant workers who are victims of violence in selected 2 districts of Bangladesh" along with four specific outcome. The project is four years in duration.

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Novel Strategies to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking Crimes and Protect their Victims – HEROES (December 2021 – November 2024) is a research aimed project mainly funded by European Commission (EC), Brussels and managed by UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID, Spain.

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Vision & Mission

Vision

The vision of the Centre for Women and Children Studies (CWCS) is inclusion of women and children in policy agenda to ensure equality in socio-economic, legal and political spheres leading to distributive justice.

Mission

The mission is to develop pro-women and child-friendly policy and strategies in Bangladesh and act as an advocacy group to lobby with the policy planners and decision-makers for its implementation in a meaningful way.