Since 2002, MJF has developed capacity of 7,000 staff of partner organisations on human rights, governance, financial and accounting system for effective and efficient implementation of programmes.
- Support to 300 schools ensuring education of 11000 indigenous children in remote areas. They also received education both in their native language and in Bangla.
- 12,390 landless people got access to 10,315 acres of Khas land (government owned fallow land where nobody has property rights).
- 256 plain land indigenous families recovered their 524 acres of lands which were either mortgaged or were forcibly encroached.
- 75,229 farmers received agricultural extension support while 15000 extreme poor indigenous people of hill districts received food support from 35 rice banks.
- MJF facilitated empowerment of 26,308 women through leadership training who later went on providing various support to communities.
- More than 27,000 girls were saved from child marriages.
- 130,000 women received legal and health benefits.
- 4,000 incidents of dowry were prevented.
- Incidences of 55,197 domestic violence resisted.
- 64,397 cases of verbal divorce, 55,197 cases of marital disputes and 33,118 rape related cases were addressed.
- 1,266 acid victims were either socially rehabilitated, or received shelter, counselling and legal support.
- 55,000 children were removed from working in hazardous environment.
- Accountability strategies in the local governance at Union Parishad, Upazila Parishad, City Corporations and ward levels to ensure better public services were effectively implemented.
- 3,595 units of health, education and agriculture extension were brought under this revised accountability mechanism.
- Some 132,233 garments factory workers have received their salaries at the right time.
- Some 68,832 persons received Vulnerable Group Development, Vulnerable Group Feeding, old aged and disable benefits in project areas.
- Village courts were effectively introduced in 112 unions where some 12,000 disputes got resolved benefitting 30,000 poor people.
It is expected that the following outputs would be achieved after implementing the Excluded People’s Rights (EPR) project by December 2022:
- 34,500 men and boys informed/trained on issues of violence against women and girls
- 20,000 child marriages stopped and prevented in the project areas
- 90,000 women from various marginalised groups (including returnee female migrants) provided skills development training and entrepreneur assistance
- 18,000 potential migrant workers provided training and support for safe and legal migration
- 78,000 garment workers organised and active in RMG factories to claim decent working conditions
- 100 companies that introduce decent work policy in their factories/work places
- 40,000 children supported to switch from hazardous to non-hazardous work
- 29,200 people from marginalised groups represented in local committees and for a
- 90,000 women victims of violence in project areas claim medical and/or legal assistance
- 1,200 citizens’ committees formed and functional in project areas to monitor health, agricultural extension, social protection, services available to the poor
- 750 government service delivery outlets monitored by partner organisations (agricultural extension offices, health facilities, social safety net programmes, schools)
- 66,400 young people trained to develop their life skills and leadership in the project areas
- MJF and partner NGOs/CSOs have better capacity for programme management, policy compliance and resource mobilization
Number of Beneficiaries
The programme will promote rights and equality for 1.64 million people through the Excluded People’s Rights (EPR) project by December 2022.