About Dhaka Ahsania Mission:
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) is a non-government development organization of Bangladesh founded in 1958; mandated to work with disadvantaged and underprivileged people including children through projects and programs. DAM has set out policy for common values, principles and beliefs to
meet our organizational commitment to protect children and work for their rights and
entitlements. DAM`s mission is to provides high quality services towards unity, peace and development of social and spiritual life for the human community in general and for the disadvantaged and suffering humanity, in particular. Dhaka Ahsania Mission has Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC and UNESCO. Over 62 years DAM has been serving the human community for improved living conditions enhancing people`s capacities to multi-dimensional field programs and inner potentials. DAM`s current diversified works encompass multi-dimensional field programs and self-governing institutions in education, health and economic development sectors in Bangladesh.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission in partnership with Plan International Bangladesh is going to implement "Combating Early Child Marriage in Bangladesh (CEMB)" projectwhich is funded by Global Affairs Canada, targeting following major outcomes:
Increased agency of adolescent girls and boys to protect themselves from harmful gender norms and practices, including child, early and force marriage, and exercise choice in decision affecting their futures
Improved community acceptance of norms that value the girl child and actions that support girls and boys to delay marriage
Enhanced institutional responsiveness of duty bearers to child rights violations, particularly Child Early and Force Marriage (CEFM), among vulnerable girls. The CEMB Project supports the Government of Bangladesh`s commitment from the 2014 Global Girls` Summit to: create a National Plan of Action to eliminate Child Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) below 15; reduce by a third marriages below 18 years by 2021; and end all CEFM by 2041. It will promote the progressive provisions of the Child Marriage Restraint Act (CMRA) 2017 and envisions close cooperation with the Ministry of Women & Children Affair, Ministry of Education, a2i and other relevantstakeholders to contribute in implementation of NPA for Adolescent Health strategy in Bangladesh. The initiative is also fully aligned with the goals set by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) governments through the regional South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC).
At the national level, CEMB Project will be providing support to build the capacity building of Child Marriage Prevention Committees (CMPC) at division, District and Sub-district level and to related training curriculum development process to Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWCA) and Unicef.
On above context, DAM invites applications for the following position for immediate appointment: -
Employment Status: Contractual up to October 2022
Dhaka Ahsania Mission`s Head Office, Dhaka