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Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Phase II Project Local Government Division, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development & Co-operatives

Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Phase II Project

Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Phase II (AVCB II) Project facilitates local authorities in making village courts functional at 1,080 unions with financial supports and a tri-partnership with European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh. The Local Government Division (LGD) of the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MoLGRD&C) is implementing this project for creating wider access to dispute resolutions services for the rural people particularly poor and vulnerable at the community level.

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News and Events

Role and responsibility of divisional administration for activating village courts is stressed
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Annual review and planning workshop with key ministries and UNDP representatives
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Half yearly coordination meeting on progress review and planning at district level
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Consultation with judiciary & police at district level on effective functioning of village courts
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Workshops on women’s representation in village court decision making process
Consultation meetings on gender awareness raising strategy development
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Capacity development of village court stakeholders
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Engaging youths for promoting village courts
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Celebrating the scaling up of AVCB II to 1,080 unions
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Working
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8Divisions
27Districts
128Upazilas
1080Unions

Our AccomplishmentsUp to February 2018

12,491

Service providers capacitated

32,264

Dispute received

2,210

Cases transferred from District Courts

20,560

Dispute resolved

17,405

Decisions implemented

9,162 (28%)

Application filed by Women

11%

Women in decision-making process

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Village Courts TV Commercial

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