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Training on Combating Violence against Indigenous Women Held in Rangamati

On 18-20 October 2015, Kapaeeng Foundation, Bangladesh Indigenous Women’s Network (BIWN), Society for Integrated Women’s Progress and Jagarani Mahila Samity jointly organized a three day training titled “Training on Combating Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls” at Taungya Conference Hall in Rangamati. The training was targeted at 30 indigenous human rights defenders from Rangamati, both […]

Roundtable Discussion on Tourism in Indigenous Territories: Tourism appears more as a threat to indigenous peoples’ cultural integrity and their land right rather than an economic opportunity, speakers tell

The tourism business in the indigenous territories was destroying lifestyle of the indigenous peoples by violating their property and human rights. The land acquired for implementing tourism projects end up depriving indigenous people of their traditional croplands and in some cases lead to eviction of people from their homes. The tourism industry has appeared more […]

Training of IPHRDs on Promoting UPR Recommendations on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh Held in Sylhet

On 19-21 June 2015,a three day training titled “Training of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders on Promoting UPR Recommendations on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh” held at FIVDB Training Centre, Sylhet. The training was jointly organised by Kapaeeng Foundation (KF), Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum (BIPF), Sylhet Region and Coalition of Indigenous Peoples Organisations on Universal Periodic Review […]

“Leadership Training for Indigenous Women’s Network Member” held in Dhaka

On 5 July 2015, Kapaeeng Foundation organized a whole day training titled “Leadership Training for Indigenous Women’s Network Member” at Apon Uddyog Foundation Training Centre, Dhaka. The training was organised with support from Manusher Jonno Foundation. The objective of the training was to address and flourish leadership skills among the indigenous women.

Education in mother tongue is a must as the language connects a child with his or her culture and aids intellectual development, said Convenor of Parliamentary Caucus on Indigenous Issues in the national seminar on Multilingual Primary Education held in Dhaka

On 10 June 2015, a national seminar titled “Introducing Mother-Tongue Based Primary Education for Indigenous Children: Present Perspective and Way Forward” was jointly organized by Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation with support from Manusher Jonno Foundation at Azimur Rahman Conference Hall of the Daily Star Bhaban in Dhaka. Over a hundred participants, from […]

Regional workshop on ILO C 107, C 111, C 169 and Indigenous Peoples Issues held in Cox’s Bazaar

On 7 April 2015 with the support of International Labor Organization (ILO), Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum (BIPF) and Kapaeeng Foundation jointly organized adaylong regional workshop on ILO Convention No. 107, 111 and 169 (also known as C 107, C 111 and C 169)at Cox’s BazaarCultural Centre in Cox’s Bazaar. 60 indigenous representatives from different sub-districts […]

Kapaeeng Foundation organizes launching and dissemination programme of “Human Rights Report 2014on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh”

Land Grabbers and Bengali settlers carried out at least 7 communal attacks on indigenous peoples, and destroyed and looted their houses and properties. At least 15 indigenous peoples including 7 indigenous women were killed and at least 126 indigenous people were physically tortured and assaulted in 2014. Around 3,911 acres of lands in the CHT […]