Manusher Jonno Foundation

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

‘Indigenous In the Edge’ outlines lives of 17 ethnic groups in Bangladesh

Members of each community have reviewed the information that attempts to offer insight into the histories, homes, the clans and tribes that make up each community, the food habits and religious and cultural practices, and the languages, written and oral, they employ. 

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

986 children lost to violence last year: Report

Rape, murder, torture, road crashes and other acts of violence claimed the lives of 986 children in the country last year.

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

Situation still grim for children

Last year, the murders and attempted murders of 276 children in the country were cited in 246 news reports published in six leading national dailies, says Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) in its report titled “Bangladesh Child Situation-2018: Newspaper Analysis”.

April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018

Corruption a big concern

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (UNCESCR) has expressed concern over the pervasiveness of

December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017

MJF survey on violence

A recent study by Manusher Jonno Foundation gave this perception a statistical foundation as it tracked incidents of violence and harassment in 2016 and came to the conclusion that around 60 percent members of the surveyed communities had experienced different forms of violence twice last year.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017

Scourged by violence

Around 60 percent people from the marginalised communities in Bangladesh experienced violence more than two occasions last year, according to a new study.

November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017

60% people of marginalised community victims of violence in 2016

Sixty percent people of the marginalised community in the country were victims of different types of violence at least twice in 2016, says a study.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

Violence against children continues

In the nine months since January this year, at least 363 children were raped and 15 died as a result, according to Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

The Silent Doer

It is hard to believe that Fahim is no more; it seems like a bad dream from which we will wake up to see his ever smiling, jovial and pleasant face, cracking a joke or pulling somebody's leg.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Nature's bounty

To cater to the growing demand for authentic, fair-trade and chemical-free products in Bangladesh, Manusher Jonno Foundation has...