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About Us

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. 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.

CWCS has been registered in Bureau of NGO Affairs, Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh since 1997. The registration number is 1116.

Our 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.

Our 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.

Areas of Expertise

The Centre is mainly a research organization and its members have expertise on the following women and children issues:

  • Feminization of Poverty
  • Education
  • Health and Reproductive Rights
  • Empowerment of Women
  • Women and Child Rights as Human Rights
  • Gender and Law
  • Violence Against Women and Children
  • Trafficking in Women and Children
  • Women’s Political Empowerment
  • Women and Environment
  • Gender Issues in Disaster Management