A society free from all sorts of discrimination, where nobody is left behind.
Engaging women to discover their potential as change agent and driving force for social transformation.
Our Guiding Principles
We believe in the principles of non-discrimination, diversity and secularism.
Who We Are
We are an activist women organization, founded in 1986, working to establish equality for women. We strive to develop women agency at the grass-roots and contribute bringing their voices to national, regional and international levels.
We take an active role in national, regional and international networks and have special membership status in the UN Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC.
BNPS is registered at the Directorate of Women Affairs (1986) and at the NGO Affairs Bureau (1988) of the government of Bangladesh.
Experienced and competent staff committed to BNPS’s principles and values, guided by an executive committee composed of scholarly women from multi-disciplinary background, is BNPS’s source of strength.
Interacting with communities, partners and authorities our staff is respectful, trustworthy, and responsible.
Our Programs and Actions
BNPS accomplishes its mission through four focus areas:
Developing women’s agency, we aim at their socioeconomic and political empowerment;
Making education gender sensitive, we aim at shaping generation’s mindset;
Advocating and researching for policy reforms, we aim at women’s emancipation, including ethnic and religious minorities;
Engaging in civic actions, we advance policy reforms and act on gender-based violence and violent extremism.
Our Strategic Goals: 2020-2024
Promote women’s interactions with local governments aiming at their empowerment, ensuring that their needs and rights are respected and increase their participation in local governance.
Promoting women’s access to public resources and economic activities for the sustainability of their income-generating activities.
Contribute to the national discourse on education promoting an enabling environment for women’s emancipation and a culture of diversity.
Deepen the contacts with the public and private education sectors and network among organizations to encourage SRHR and gender sensitive education.
Grasp opportunities to support policy reforms and participate in the planning process, favoring women’s equal rights, emancipation and their participation in public decision-making.
Organize civic actions that aim at strengthening women’s movement advocating for their rights and at restraining gender-based violence and violent extremism.
Increase engagement with trade unions to make workers movement gender sensitive.
Building bridges among like-minded organizations to strengthen the movement advancing women’s empowerment.
Our Strategic Priority Areas
To accomplish our mission, we mobilize grass-roots fostering women’s agency, we address key networks and organizations, both private and public, contributing to build a diverse and just society free from discrimination.
At the different levels of society, we advance strategic issues in four interrelated areas:
Developing women’s agency, we aim at their economic and political empowerment;
Through gender sensitive education, we aim at shaping younger generation’s mindset;
Advocating and researching for policy reforms, we aim at women’s emancipation, including ethnic and religious minorities, and
Engaging in civic actions, we advocate for a diverse and tolerant secular society, free of gender-based violence and violent extremism.
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