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Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum
A Nationwide Movement for Rights of the Child in Bangladesh


Reception Program of Nobel Laureate Kailash Satarthy-2015

Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum organized a Reception Program to honor one of the Nobel Laureates of 2014, Kailash Satarthy on 31st May 2015 at Institution of Engineers, Dhaka. Kailash Satarthy gave up his career as a teacher in 1980 and founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan to save children from child labour and ensure the right to education of the children in India. Mr. Md. Emranul Huq Chowdhury, chairperson of BSAF chaired the program while Mr. Javed Patwary, Additional Inspector General (Special Branch) of Bangladesh Police was present as chief guest.



BSAF is a leading network of child rights organization in Bangladesh. Since its establishment in 1991 it voices for promoting and protecting rights of the child following the principle of Convention on the Rights of the Child





BSAF has inclusive action for protecting children from abuse. BSAF undertakes activities in terms of awareness raising activities, advocacy for adopting/ activating laws and policies and service delivery to





BSAF works as a networking entity. It brings together and assists child rights organizations to pursue common goals. It helps synthesize the viewpoints of member organizations and works to mobilize material and human



Abuse Report


January - September 2016

January - December 2015

January - December 2014

January-December 2013

January - December 2012


Recent Event

National Consultation on Elimination of Hazardous Child Labour: SDGs and Way Forward

19 April 2016, BRAC INN, Dhaka


National consultation on “Elimination of Hazardous Child Labour: SDGs and Way Forward” held at BRAC INN, Dhaka on 19 April 2016. Md. Mujibul Haque Chunnu, MP, Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Labour and Employment, was present as Chief Guest while Dr. Tofail Ahmed, Director-Governance of MJF was present as special Guest. The keynote paper was presented by Dr. Mohammad Nazmuzzaman Bhuian, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka. Mr. Md. Emranul Huq Chowdhury, Chairperson of BSAF and lead of the Ending Child Labour consortium chaired the program.



State of Child Rights in Bangladesh-2015

Hidden Slavery: CDWs-BSAF-PDF

State of Child Rights in Bangladesh-2014

Alternative Report of CRC-2012

Desk Review on Child Domestic Worker

Study on Child Prostitution in Bangladesh

State of Child Rights in Bangladesh - 2011

Study on Domestic Child Workers in Dhaka City

A Child of its Own


April - June 2014

January - March 2014

Newsletter -Oct-December 2013

Newsletter -July-September 2013

Newsletter-April-June 2013


 Up Coming Event

 1. Child Rights Week- 2016 ( 29 September - 05 October)

 Recent Events

1.National Consultation on Road Map Development for SDGs to Eliminate Child Labour - June

2. World Day Against Child Labour Observed - June

3. Press Conference on "State of Child Rights in Bangladesh- 2015 & 2016 (January - April) - May






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Network Members






Convention on the Rights of the Child

ILO Convention 138

ILO Convention 182

National Child Labour Elimination Policy

National Child Policy

Hazardous Child Labour List

Child Act 2013

Pornography Act 2012



Ministry of Women and Children Affairs

Ministry of Labor and Imployment

ILO Bangladesh

Save the Children

UNICEF Bangladesh






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