Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF)

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. 

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Recognise women’s household work: MJF

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) yesterday said the government must recognise women’s domestic work to achieve gender equality (SDG 5).

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

If kids aren’t safe at home, where will they be?

Study reveals a disturbing picture of child abuse in Bangladeshi households

September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020

‘32.8% people in 2 coastal upazilas had no income during 65-day fishing ban’

Some 32.8 percent people involved in fishing in two coastal upazilas had no income during the government-imposed 65-day fishing ban till July 23 this year, says a report of Manusher Jonno Foundation.

July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020

MJF concerned over rise in abuse of domestic workers

Expressing concern over rise in abuse of domestic workers, Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) has condemned torture of a 10-year old domestic help Achhia in the capital’s Mirpur area.

May 26, 2020
May 26, 2020

Manusher Jonno Foundation mourns death of Niloufer Manzur

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF), a non-government organisation, mourns the death of renowned educationist and founding principal of Sunbeams School, Niloufer Manzur, after the 74-year-old succumbed to Covid-19 infection.

April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020

Coronavirus crisis: MJF urges govt to set up fund for informal sector workers

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) today urged the government to set up a special ‘Leave No One Behind Fund’ to ease the suffering of marginalised communities and workers in the informal sector affected by the shutdown over coronavirus crisis.

March 24, 2020
March 24, 2020

MJF employees to donate one day’s salary for making coronavirus kits

Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF), a rights organisation, today said its employees will donate one day’s salary to Gonoshasthaya Kendra in an effort to help the health centre produce coronavirus-detection kits.

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

44pc ethnic minority women in CHT victims of domestic violence: MJF study

Forty-four percent women of the ethnic minority communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) have experienced violence at home at least once in their lifetime, a survey by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) has revealed.

January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020

Sexual Abuse at Workplace: Victims don’t file complaints

Women facing sexual harassment at work often do not lodge complaints due to fear of losing jobs and being stigmatised, speakers told a roundtable.