Refresher (one day) of youth volunteers on SRHR and SGBV

SERAC has 100 community action groups (CAGs) working at 100 different areas of Dhaka North and South City Corporation. We have started organizing refreshers (one day) on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) for volunteers who are working more than 1 year under the Improving SRHR in […]

Social Media Content Development Workshop

SERAC-Bangladesh with support of Ipas Bangladesh has developed social media handles of Improving SRHR in Dhaka project that includes Facebook page, Instagram Page, and Youtube Channel. A social media guideline has been developed to create appropriate contents and run these handles properly. There have been 15 workshops organized till April 2024 by engaging project staff, […]

Educating Community People on SRH Issues

SERAC-Bangladesh is working under Improving SRHR in Dhaka project to increase the use of SRH services that uphold the rights of women and adolescent girls and are responsive to the needs of underserved and vulnerable communities living in urban areas of Dhaka city. It is aimed to improve availability and accessibility to quality SRH services […]

1090 Projonon Shasthya Bondhu has been capacitated in Dhaka City

Volunteers play a significant role in community mobilization. Being a youth-focused organization, SERAC has always prioritized capacity development of young people. To ensure easy access to information on sexual and reproductive health and sexual and gender-based violence services SERAC has introduced ‘Projonon Shasthya Bondhu’ under Improving SRHR in Dhaka project. There are currently 1190 Projonon […]

Community Connectivity Meeting

SERAC-Bangladesh under Improving SRHR in Dhaka project has 1090 volunteers who are working as Projonon Shasthya Bondhu in 100 different areas in Dhaka North and South City Corporation. As they are working on sensitive issues like sexual and reproductive health and sexual and gender-based violence, so there may arise some issues in dealing with the […]

GP and Youth Volunteers Networking Meeting

GP and Youth Leaders Networking Meeting of more than 100 areas under the GP catchments blogs is a continuing process under Improving SRHR in Dhaka project, technical supported by Ipas Bangladesh and funded by Canada’s Foreign Policy—Global Affairs Canada through HealthBridge Foundation of Canada, till February 2024, more than 205 GP-volunteer networking meetings have been […]

14th session of the Bangladesh Youth Mock Parliament (BYMP)

On May 20, 2024, the Nabab Nawab Ali Senate Bhaban of Dhaka University witnessed a vibrant assembly of 350 youth representatives from various constituencies across Bangladesh for the 14th session of the Bangladesh Youth Mock Parliament. This remarkable event, organized in line with the rules of business of our national parliament, was a testament to […]

EPF Delegation Explores SERAC-Bangladesh: Advancing SRHR in Focus

On May 17, 2024 SERAC-Bangladesh office in Dhaka welcomed a distinguished delegation from the European Parliamentary Forum (EPF) on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. This visit underscored the global commitment to enhancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), bringing together key stakeholders from both Europe and Bangladesh to foster dialogue and collaboration. The […]

Exciting Announcement: SERAC-Bangladesh’s SM Shaikat Wins Recoupling Award 2024!

We are thrilled to announce that SM Shaikat, Executive Director of SERAC-Bangladesh, has been honored with the prestigious 2024 Young Global Changer Recoupling Award at the Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, Germany on May 6! In the Reimagining Civic Engagement category, SM Shaikat’s groundbreaking work in initiating the Urban Youth Councils project in 4 Bangladeshi […]

Empowering Adolescents: SERAC-Bangladesh Hosts Vital Talkshow on Nutritional Health

On April 28th, SERAC-Bangladesh orchestrated an enlightening social media live show under the banner of NutriTeens, titled “Nourishing Adolescents & Tackling Anemia in Bangladesh.” The NutriTeens initiative aims to equip adolescents with the knowledge and tools necessary to make informed dietary choices, steering them toward a brighter and healthier future. At the forefront of this […]

Insights from the Writeshop on Finalizing Operational Plan and ToR of Rajshahi Urban Youth Councilors

At the heart of vibrant democracies lies the active participation of its youth. In Bangladesh, the journey towards fostering young leaders and promoting their engagement in the democratic process takes a significant step forward with the “Advancing Engagement by Setting Up Urban Youth Councils in Bangladesh” project, spearheaded by SERAC-Bangladesh. In collaboration with UNDEF and […]

Climate Justice Dialogue: Youth Leaders Masked in Diplomacy

As the world anticipates the 2024 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 29) in Baku, Azerbaijan, the spotlight is on the pivotal role of youth leaders masked as global leaders in shaping the future of climate action. Aligned with the objectives of COP29, SERAC, in collaboration with Youth Coalition for Climate Justice (YCCJ) and The […]

SERAC-Bangladesh Introduced Innovative Approach to Family Planning and SRH Information

The Knowledge SUCCESS project has been wrapped-up with ‘National Level Dissemination Meeting’ organized by SERAC-Bangladesh on April 16, 2024 at the conference room of IEM unit, DGFP. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Mir Sajedur Rahman, Director (IEM) & Line Director (IEC), Directorate General of Family Planning. The chief guest of the meeting was Ms. […]

Outreaches through School-Based Campaigns to Boost Adolescent Presence at the AFHSCs

Outreaches through School-Based Campaigns to Boost Adolescent Presence at the AFHSCs “We did not know this essential information all together before. I found the song very interesting and we are able to know all of our health related information collectively.” -a student from Pukur Per Ideal High School, Rajshahi; during the school campaign. SERAC-Bangladesh has […]

SM Shaikat Advocates Holistic Solutions at CSO-CPD57

In a powerful and insightful speech at the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Consultation for the 57th UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD57) on March 11, SM Shaikat, Executive Director of SERAC-Bangladesh, emphasized the urgency of addressing a spectrum of youth issues. Integrating outcomes from the 7th Asia Pacific Population Conference, his speech resonated with […]

Rajshahi’s Youth Councilors Take Oath in a Momentous Ceremony

The recently elected youth councilors of Rajshahi’s 1st Urban Youth Council took their oath in a significant ceremony held on Monday, March 11, 2024. This event marked a collaborative initiative between SERAC-Bangladesh and the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) along with the technical support of UN-Habitat. This played a pivotal role in empowering the urban […]

Annual Workplan Development Workshop 2024

Improving SRHR in Dhaka project has successfully completed 3 years of implementation and is going to step into its 4th year. SERAC-Bangladesh as one of the implementing partners joined the annual workplan development workshop on 5th-7th March, 2024 at Sarah Resort, Gazipur. SERAC’s ISRHRD project team led by the Executive Director- SM Shaikat joined this […]

VCAT Training held in Netrokona for SRH Service Providers

On 9th March 2024, SERAC-Bangladesh in collaboration with International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)/SAAF organized a day long non-residential “Value Clarification Attitude Transformation training” under the Access to SRHR for Young Women project for 08 public and private health facilities SRH service providers in Netrokona Sadar. The training aims to identify the values that inform service […]

Observe International Women’s Day through Health Camps to Promote SRH Services

          In a society where Sexual and Reproductive healthcare services availability and accessibility remain a challenge, SERAC-Bangladesh was taking significant steps to bridge the gap by organizing Free Health Camps with technical support from Ipas Bangladesh and funded by Global Affairs Canada through the HealthBridge Foundation of Canada to celebrate International […]

Promoting SRHR-call Center in GP Catchment Areas of 30 Wards in Dhaka City

09613-656666, Improving SRHR in Dhaka project introduced an SRHR-call center for community people to access SRHR services from the distance place as tele-counseling or tele-medicine process, where SERAC Bangladesh is playing a pivotal role to promote the call center number to the community people by ‘Projonon Shasthya Bondhu’. Through this, community people can access the […]

Rangpur Urban Youth Council Workshop Unveils Strategic Vision

On March 3, 2024, a workshop was organized in the Rangpur City Corporation to determine the terms of reference and work plan of the newly elected Urban Youth Council members. During this workshop, strategic planning was emphasized, focusing on how the Mayor and Youth Councilors, with the assistance of City Corporation, can effectively manage new […]

The Elected Councilors List of Rajshahi 1st Urban Youth Council 2024

Name                      Cluster Pushpo Khatun Cluster-01 (Ward No. 1, 2, 3) Md. Monirul Islam Sobuj Mst. Jorina Khatun Cluster-02 (Ward No. 4, 5, 6) Amanullha Bin Akter Azmera Parven Cluster-03 (Ward No. 7, 8, 9) Md Naimur Rahman Durjoy Tanzila Alam Rista Cluster-04 (Ward No. 10, […]

Empowering Conversations on SRHR Education

In a powerful dialogue shedding light on the challenges and best practices in SRHR Education hosted by SRHR CEE Innovation Hub on March 1, 2024 in Dhaka.   Expert discussions delved into the realms of sex education, innovative ideas for SRHR, establishing networks with like-minded organizations, and incorporating self-defense strategies to combat abuse and SRHR-related […]

VCAT Training for SRH Service Providers in Mymensingh

On February 29, SERAC-Bangladesh in collaboration with International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)/SAAF organized a day long non-residential “Value Clarification Attitude Transformation training” under the Access to SRHR for Young Women to improve the skills of service providers of 12 public and private health centers in Mymensingh Sadar. The training aims to identify the values that […]

Fostering Youth Empowerment: Mymensingh Urban Youth Council Develops Workplan

In a dynamic display of civic engagement and youth empowerment, the Mymensingh Urban Youth Council recently convened for a pivotal event: the Workplan Formulation Write Shop. The gathering marked a significant milestone in fostering youth leadership and community-driven initiatives within Mymensingh. As the Urban Youth Councilors gathered to shape the council’s workplan, the event underscored the […]