Expected Output

The PHR Program aims to bring some discernible changes in the Domestic Violence and Human Rights situation of Bangladesh. The major ones are listed below:

  • Adoption of laws and policies that criminalize Domestic Violence and protect Human Rights.
  • Increase in the use of legal services by survivors, including formal and informal mechanisms (e.g. ADR).
  • Increase in the public understanding and awareness of their human rights and the impact of violations on vulnerable groups and community as compared to the baseline data.
  • Increase in the awareness and knowledge of law enforcement judges, prosecutors, labor inspectors, and other Government officials on the legal rights of vulnerable groups through follow-up training.
  • Improved capacity and performance of targeted key players in the fight against Domestic Violence and other Human Rights abuse.
  • Increase in the enforcement rate of legislation, High Court guidelines etc.
  • Increase in the number of Human Rights cases filed and prosecuted.
  • Increase in the availability, quality, and use of social services by survivors of Human Rights abuses.
  • Change in the quality of the tracking and monitoring of Human Rights abuses.
  • Increased awareness within target groups of Domestic Violence resulting in reduction of tolerance for human rights abuse.
  • Increased willingness on the part of targeted groups to prevent Human Rights abuses.
  • Decrease in the number of Human Rights abuses in the targeted areas.

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