1st Volunteer Orientation Workshop of Pirerbag

SERAC Bangladesh organized the 1st Volunteer Orientation Workshop for Pirerbag volunteers on 12 May 2022 (9:00 am- 5:00 pm). This was the first batch of orientation, collaboration with IPAS Bangladesh and other partners under the Improving SRHR in Dhaka project, where 10 volunteers participated. The orientation was organized in Mirpur-2, Dhaka with facilitators from SERAC-Bangladesh, […]

Urban Youth Council Guideline Drafting Workshop in Mymensingh

SERAC-Bangladesh has taken an initiative with the support of UNDEF and UNHABITAT to form Mymensingh City Youth Council to ensure their participation in decision-making in general services through the empowerment of youth. Accordingly, a guideline has been held in Mymensingh to form a city youth council to ensure their participation in decision making on Friday […]

Urban Youth Council Taskforce Meeting Held in Mymensingh

A project orientation meeting has been held in Mymensingh to form a city youth council to ensure their participation in decision making and introduce the project and start up the interim task force team under the initiative. The meeting was held on Wednesday (April 27) afternoon in the hall room of a restaurant in Mymensingh […]

Adolescent Friendly Healthcare Services To Expand

A national level advocacy meeting on adolescent-friendly healthcare services was held at Dhaka on April 25, by SERAC-Bangladesh with the support from the Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP), and Pathfinder International under the USAID Shukhi Jibon project.   The meeting was moderated by the Executive Director of SERAC-Bangladesh SM Shaikat with the Line Director (MCRAH) […]

Sub-National Meeting on Adolescent Health in Dhaka & Mymensingh

Inclusion of Youth Volunteer Peer Leaders (VPLs) will enhance the quality of adolescent-friendly health services. With a strong hope to establish this slogan, in collaboration with the Directorate General of Family Planning under USAID ‘Shukhi Jibon’ project supported by Pathfinder International, SERAC-Bangladesh organized two Sub-National Advocacy Meetings in Dhaka & Mymensingh on 12th and 20th […]

UYC Taskforce Guideline Workshop in Rangpur

To support youths of Rangpur city to engage in civic activities, and decision making process at the municipal governance, SERAC-Bangladesh with the support from UN Democracy Fund and UN-Habitat is initiating urban youth council in Rangpur the Advancing Engagement by Setting Up Urban Youth Councils in Bangladesh project. A guideline workshop was held at a […]

SERAC-Bangladesh Joined APFSD2022

SERAC-Bangladesh Executive Director SM Shaikat joined the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development in Bangkok during March 28-31, 2022. The forum is a regional policy space to intervene with local experience and global connectivity. During this event, he met the head of Bangladesh delegation to APFSD Mr. Md. Monirul Islam, Joint Secretary (SDGs) of the […]

International Women’s Day 2022

SERAC Bangladesh has celebrated International Women’s Day 2022 with the slogan, “Gender Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, collaboration with IPAS Bangladesh under the Improving SRHR in Dhaka project, Where the hard-working women of the selected 10 areas have been honored for their greater contribution in the community. In this context, the day was celebrated […]

SERAC-Bangladesh to Ignite Urban Youth Council in Rangpur

One third of the Bangladesh’s population comprise young people. National development policies have clearly indicated skill building, employment generation, and meaningful participation of youths which is accelerating their local level engagement process. To support them receive basic services equitably, empowering young people is a key. SERAC-Bangladesh with the support from UN Democracy Fund and UN-Habitat […]

SERAC ED SM Shaikat Honored with Youth Trailblazer Award

The 2022 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) secretariat has named SERAC-Bangladesh’s Executive Director SM Shaikat for the 2022 Youth Trailblazer Award. He is among the 50 global youth leaders working in family planning and SRHR who have been chosen for this honor from more than 300 youth worldwide, which is named in recognition of the […]

Orientation Workshop on MR, PAC, FP, and SGBV

Sexual and Gender Based Violence is important to address in the context of women and adolescent girls in Bangladesh. Under the Improving SRHR in Dhaka project, the key terminologies and definitions related to Sexual and gender based violence( SGBV) are addessred through community based approach aligned with project objective.  The orientation training was arranged with […]

Field visit and Volunteer Identification

From November- 2021, SERAC Bangladesh has visited 4 PHCC and 2 CRHCC centers in 10 partnership areas including Mirpur, Mogbazar, Hazaribag, Mugda, Postogola, Salna, Dhalpur, Bashabo, Khilgaon, Pallabi and 4 non-partnership areas including Kamrangirchor, Ershadnagar, Salna, Bason-Gazipur under this intervention. We have gained knowledge about their structure and day-to-day activities, where we worked on GP […]

VCAT Workshop (Training of Trainers)

  Understanding the values and transforming the attitudes positively is important for working in the community. SERAC-Bangladesh’s team of Improving SRHR in Dhaka project successfully completed Training of Trainers on Value Clarification and Attitude Transformation (VCAT), along with other partners including BAPSA, RHSTEP and OGSB. This training was organized by Ipas Bangladesh on 22nd – […]

Meeting With Mymensingh Sadar Govt Official

On 24 February, 2022 The “Strengthening Family Planning Through Advocacy” project was reviewed at the monthly coordination meeting of Mymensingh Sadar Upazila Parishad with a view to strengthening and improving the quality of family planning services. The overall issues of the “Strengthening Family Planning Through Advocacy” project and its work strategy, type and dynamics is […]

Co-Creation Workshop

SERAC-Bangladesh team joined the Co-Creation Workshop, organized on 16th February- 2022, under Improving SRHR in Dhaka project where volunteers of Community Action Group (CAG) participated actively. This was assembled by Ipas Bangladesh, where 16 selected expert-volunteers of the Community Action Group were selected for the workshop.  A day-long workshop started by welcoming the participants to […]

ISRHR’D Project Officially Launched

Launching event of the Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka (ISRHR’D) project took place virtually on February 8, 2022, where SERAC-Bangladesh team joined with Health Bridge, Global Affairs Canada, Ipas, and other partner organizations to renew the commitment. SERAC-Bangladesh’s Executive Director SM Shaikat spoke alongside other partner organizations’ heads. Our Program Manager, […]

Orientation Meeting with Mymensingh District Administration and Stakeholders

Orientation meeting with Mymensingh District Administration and stakeholders through the “Strengthening Family Planning Through Advocacy Project” organized by Mymensingh District administration and SERAC-Bangladesh was held on January 30, 2022 in the city. The meeting discussed in detail the project aims, objectives, various strategies for implementation of activities and the role of the District Advocacy Working […]

Orientation Meeting with Kishoreganj  District Administration and Stakeholders

Orientation meeting with Kishoreganj District Administration and stakeholders on the “Strengthening Family Planning Through Advocacy Project” organized by Kishoreganj District administration and SERAC-Bangladesh was held in the meeting room of the Kishoreganj District Administration. The meeting discussed in detail the project aims, objectives, various strategies for implementation of activities and the role of the District […]

SMART Advocacy Workshop

SERAC-Bangladesh hosted an AFP SMART Advocacy Approach Workshop in Gazipur during January 23-25, 2022 with the support from Marie Stopes Bangladesh. District family planning working group members from Mymensingh, Netrokona, and Kishoreganj participated in the two days long workshop and designed their workplan to ensure adequate budget allocation for family planning programs in their respective […]

Bi-annual Coordination Meeting with DGFP in Dhaka and Mymensingh

SERAC-Bangladesh under USAID Shukhi Jibon Project, supported by Pathfinder International Bangladesh organized the “Bi-Annual Collaboration Meeting of Adolescent Friendly Health Service” in Dhaka on January 19, 2022 and in Mymensingh on January 20, 2022, where in Dhaka the Deputy Director of District Family Planning, Mr. Mohammad Aman Ullah and Md. Anwar Hossain, Deputy Director of […]

SERAC Program Officer Resma Contributes in WHO Report on Adolescent Health

Nusrat Sharmin Resma, Program Officer of SERAC-Bangladesh had contributed in a report by the World Health Organization which is published recently. The report described critical areas of adolescent health and wellbeing including SRHR, climate change, global standards of healthcare for young people, and overall advancements since COVID19 outbreak. The report titled “Working for a Brighter, […]

Project Orientation Meeting with Netrokona District Administration and Stakeholders

Orientation meeting with Netrokona District Administration and stakeholders through the “Strengthening Family Planning Through Advocacy Project” organized by Netrokona District administration and SERAC-Bangladesh was held in the meeting room of the Netrokona District Administration. The meeting discussed in detail the project aims, objectives, various strategies for implementation of activities and the role of the District […]

Hiring Notice: Consultant (Documentation & Knowledge Management)

Consultant (Documentation and knowledge management) Terms of Reference Introduction SERAC-Bangladesh is implementing a project on family planning advocacy, which is under operation since 2016 in Bangladesh with an aim to create access to quality Family Planning services in Bangladesh. The project adopted a unique SMART Advocacy approach to achieve its goal. Thereby, the project has some […]

Adolescent Friendly Family Planning Service Week 2021

Access to reproductive health services and family planning for everyone, including adolescents and youth, is vital to the future of our country and our planet. Youth-friendly family planning services may improve youth reproductive health outcomes. The sexual and reproductive health of youths in Bangladesh is of great concern as we have limited access to information […]

Staff Orientation Meeting of ISRHR’D project

Two days long staff orientation meeting of Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Dhaka project has started at a hotel in Dhaka today. SERAC-Bangladesh’s Executive Director SM Shaikat spoke alongside other partner organizations’ heads. Our Assistant Director (Program) Md. Salim Miah, project staff including Program Manager Tasnia Ahmed, SBCC officers Khadija Kalam, Monower […]