Events at BLAST

National Conference on "Making an Inclusive City: Securing the Right to Shelter and Livelihood"

Date: 18 March 2017
Time: 09:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Venue: BRAC Centre Inn, Dhaka


e-Invitation| Summary | Press Release [Bangla / English] | Photograph


Seminar on: Protecting Freedom of Expression

Speaker: Tahmina Rahman, Regional Director, Bangladesh and South Asia, Article 19 
Date: 6th March 2017 | Time: 3.00pm  | Venue: RC Majumder Auditorium, University of Dhaka

Flier / Press release  [ Bangla / English ]

Video link (speech of Advocate Z I Khan Panna)


Dissemination of a publication entitled “CEDAW RECOMMENDATIONS: SECURING JUSTICE FOR VIOLENCEAGAINST WOMEN”


Date: 22 December 2016
Time: 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Venue: BRAC Centre Inn, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka


Summary | Press Release [Bangla English] | Photograph


National Consultation on "Eliminating Corporal Punishment of Children: Current Status, Challenges and Strategies for Action"
Date: 21 December 2016
Time: 03.00pm-05.00pm
Venue: Conference Room , CIRDAP, 
Dhaka

Press Release


Award Giving Ceremony of RCC Film Competition - "জীবনের গল্পে সিনেমা বানাই"


Date: 19 December 2016
Time: 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Venue: Chhayanaut, House# 72, Road# 15/A, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1209
Organised BY: Recognizing Consent and Choice (RCC) project, BLAST and JPGSPH, BRAC University 


Flyer
| Summary | Press Release [
Bangla / English] | Photograph


A Discussion Meeting on Power and functions of Women UP Members in reserve seats: Implementation and way forward

Date: 18 December 2016
Time: 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Venue: Azimur Rahman Hall, Daily Star, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka.


Summary | Press Release [Bangla / English] | Photograph | News Report


কর্মক্ষেত্র দুর্ঘটনায় নিহত ও আহত শ্রমিকের ক্ষতিপূরণ: ন্যূনতম মানদন্ড বিষয়ক মতবিনিময় সভা
তারিখ: ২৪ নভেম্বর, ২০১৬
সময়: ৪:০০টা থেকে ৬:০০টা
স্থান: সিরডাপ অডিটোরিয়াম, চামেলী হাউস, ১৭, তোপখানা রোড, ঢাকা


প্রেস বিজ্ঞপ্তিসংবাদ । ছবি


Consultation Meeting on "Citizenship Laws and Implications for Women and Children"

Date: 17 November 2016 Time:  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: CIRDAP Auditorium, Chameli House, Topkhana Road, Dhaka
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)


Summary | Press Release [Bangla / English] | Photograph


Expert Consultation on “Evidence Based Strategies for Ending Child Marriage: Why Empowerment Matters”
Date: 10th November 2016 Time: 2.30pm to 5 p.m.
Venue: BRAC Centre INN, Mohakhali, Dhaka.
Organised by: The Population Council and the SHOKHI


Summary | Press Release | Photograph


Consultation Meeting on – “Housing/Shelter Rights of the Poor in Bangladesh: Issues of Quality, Eviction and Rehabilitation.”


Date: 23 October 2016
Time: 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Venue: Auditorium, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA), Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Organised By: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS).
Supported By: Community Legal Services (CLS)


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Consultation Meeting with Experts On- “Women and Child Oppression: Medico- Legal (Medical) Examination”

Date: 19 October 2016
Time: 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Venue: Auditorium, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA), Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Organised By: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported By: Community Legal Services (CLS)


Summary | Press Release | Photograph


Discussion Meeting on “Establishment of Family Support Cell"

Date: 26th September 2016
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: Auditorium, Jatiya Mahila Sangstha, (6th Floor), 145, New Baily Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Organised By: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported By: Community Legal Services (CLS)

Summary | Press Release | Photograph 


Expert Consultation on “Disclosure of Identities of Victims and Witnesses: Need for Security”

Date: Monday 5 September 2016
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Muktijudho Jadughar (Liberation War Museum), 5 Segun Bagicha, Dhaka-1000

Press Release [ Bangla / English


Law and Practice Seminar Series "Housing Rights and Realities in the UK: Housing Need And Supply in a Time of Austerity"

Date: Saturday 3 September, 2016
Time: 03:00 p.m. to 04:30 p.m.
Venue: Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs - BILIA, House no: 22, Road no: 7, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205.

[Flyer] Summary | Press Release [ Bangla / English ]


A seminar on “Citizenship Law in Bangladesh: A Review” by Barrister Najrul Islam Khasru

Date: 3 August 2016
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Arbitration Room, Supreme Court Bar Association, supreme court of bangladesh

Summary  | Press Release [ Bangla English  ] |  Photograph | 


University of Dhaka Law Clinic Inauguration
University of Dhaka, Department of Law | Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Community Legal Services (CLS)
11:00am-12:00pm, 10 May 2016
NababNawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka

Summary  | Press Release [ Bangla English  ] |  Photograph | 


কর্মক্ষেত্র দুর্ঘটনায় নিহত ও আহত শ্রমিকের জন্য কার্যকরী ক্ষতিপূরণ নির্ধারণে

গণশুনানী
তারিখ: ২১ এপ্রিল, ২০১৬
স্থান: সিরডাপ অডিটোরিয়াম, চামেলী হাউস, ১৭, তোপখানা রোড, ঢাকা।

Press Release | News | Photo



Equality and Community Justice Fellowship: Research Dissemination and Closing Ceremony
Venue: The Daily Star Azimur Rahman Conference Hall, Daily Star Center, Dhaka.
Time: 01.00 pm to 05.00 pm
Date: 25 February, 2016
Organized by: BLAST and Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB)

 Summary  | Press Release [ Bangla / English  ] |  Photograph | 


Expert Consultation: Responding to Violence Against Women & Girls in the Cyber Age
Venue: Dean’s Conference Room, JPGSPH, BRAC
Time: 01.00 pm to 05.00 pm
Date: 18 February, 2016
Organized by: BLAST & JPGSPH, BRAC

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রানা প্লাজা ভবন ধ্বস ও তাজরীন অগ্নিকান্ডের অভিযোগ গ্রহণ কর্মসূচী : গণঅভিযোগ দায়েরের নতুন দ্বার উন্মোচন
স্থান: আরব্রিটেশন কক্ষ, বার এসোসিয়েশনে, বাংলাদেশ সুপ্রীম কোর্ট
তারিখ: ১৫ ফেব্রুয়ারী ২০১৬
সময়: বিকাল ৪.০০ – ৫.০০
আয়োজনে: বাংলাদেশ লিগ্যাল এইড এন্ড সার্ভিসেস ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাস্ট)
সহযোগিতায়: কমিউনিটি লিগ্যাল সার্ভিসেস প্রকল্প

Flyer | Summary  | Press Release [ Bangla / English  ] |  Photograph 


রাইট টু দ্যা সিটিঃ এ ফ্যামিলিয়ার ফেস অফ ডেপরিভেসন

স্থান: বাংলাদেশ ইনস্টিটিউট অফ ল অ্যান্ড ইন্টারন্যাশনাল অ্যাফেয়ার্স (বিলিয়া) অডিটরিয়াম, ঢাকা।
তারিখ: ১৩ জানুয়ারি, ২০১৬
সময়: বিকাল ৩ টা – বিকাল ৫ টা।
 
Summary | Photograph | 


Law and Practice Seminar Series on The Paris Climate Change Accord -Enforcement and Access to Justice


06 January, 2016

Supreme Court Bar Association, Library Auditorium

Time: 4.00 - 5.00 pm

Summary  


Four Studies on Rights and Current Situations of Marginalized Communities in Bangladesh

CLS Equality and Community Justice Fellowship Final Research Presentation and Sharing Meeting

Date& Time:10:00am-1:00pm, Wednesday, 23rd December, 2015
Venue: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh (RIB),House 104, Road 25, Block A, Banani, Dhaka-1213
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Research Initiatives, Bangladesh (RIB)
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)

 Summary 


আন্তর্জাতিক মানবাধিকার দিবস উপলক্ষে ব্লাস্ট –আইন মেলা, লিগ্যাল এইড ক্যাম্প
ও মানববন্ধনসহ বিভিন্ন কর্মসূচি পালন

তারিখ: ১০ ডিসেম্বর, ২০১৫

Summary  | Press Release |  Photograph | 



কর্মক্ষেত্রে দূর্ঘটনায় নিহত ও আহত শ্রমিকের যথাযথ ও দ্রুত ক্ষতিপূরণ পাওয়াসহ আহত শ্রমিকদের চিকিৎসা ও পুনর্বাসনের জন্য ব্লাস্টের পক্ষ হতে জোর দাবী জানানো হচ্ছে

স্থান: জুরাইন কবরস্থান ও জাতীয় প্রেস ক্লাব
তারিখ: ২৪শে নভেম্বর, ২০১৫ 
সময়: জুরাইন কবরস্থানে সকাল ৮.৩০ মিনিট ও জাতীয় প্রেস ক্লাবে সকাল ১০.৩০ মিনিট


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নির্যাতন ও হেফাজতে মৃত্যু (নিবারণ) আইন, ২০১৩-এর সংশোধন এবং সুষ্ঠু প্রয়োগ প্রয়োজন - ব্লাস্টের আলোচনা সভায় বক্তারা 
স্থান: বিয়াম ফাউন্ডেশন, মাল্টিপারপাস হল, ইস্কাটন, ঢাকা
তারিখ: ৭ই নভেম্বর, ২০১৫
সময়: সকাল ১০টা - বেলা ১টা

 
Summary  | Press Release  [ English / Bangla ] Photograph | News 


Whose Rights, What Choices?
Consultation Meeting on Child, Early and Forced Marriages
Venue: Dean’s Conference Room, JPGSPH, BRAC
Time: 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Date: 3 November, 2015
Organized by: BLAST & JPGSPH, BRAC

Summary  



গৃহশ্রমিকের অধিকার ও সামাজিক সুরক্ষা : জাতীয় ও আন্তর্জাতিক প্রেক্ষাপট
স্থান: ভিআইপি লাউঞ্জ অডিটোরিয়াম, জাতীয় প্রেস ক্লাব, ঢাকা।
তারিখ: ২৯ আগষ্ট, ২০১৫
সময়: সকাল ৯টা - বেলা ১টা।



ROUNDTABLE: INDEPENDENT COMPLAINTS MECHANISM FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
Conference Room, BLAST Head Office, 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Dhaka
29 August 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
Supported by: International Labour Organisation



Rights, Reparations, Remedies:  South Asian Experiences of Seeking Justice
The Justice Project: Seminar & Film Screenings


Seminar:

Date: 8-9 August 2015
Venue: 2nd Floor Auditorium, BRAC Centre INN, 75, Bir Uttam AK Khandakar Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Time: 9.00am - 4.15pm

Film Screening:

Date: 8-9 August 2015
Venue: Film Screenings at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
Time:  5.00pm - 8.30pm
Organised By: Aakar | BLAST | BRAC UNIVERSITY | IDRC
Bangladesh Film Institute | Documentary Council

Press Release (Bangle/ English)

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Law in Practice Seminar Series on : “Sexual Violence and the Law: Recent Legal Developments in South Asia”

Date: 9 August 2015
Time: 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
Venue: Conference Room, (1st Floor), CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka.

Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported by: SHOKHI (Project on Women’s Health, Rights and Choices)

Flier

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A Seminar on “Regulation of the Internet and Freedom of Expression
by Toby Mendel, Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy
Chair: Tahmina Rahman, Country Director, Article 19
Moderator: Sara Hossain, Honorary Executive Director, BLAST
Date and Venue: 16 June 2015 | 3.00pm | RC Majumder Auditorium, University of Dhaka
Organized by : Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
and ARTICLE 19


Press Release (Bangla / English)

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REMEMBERING VICTIMS OF RANA PLAZA: DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY [ Flyer: Bangla / English ]
* Programme: Observing One-Minute Silence
|Date: 23 April 2015
Place: One-Minute Silence will be observed during the morning assembly in every school inBangladesh

* Programme: Candle Light Memorial for the Lives We Lost.
Date and Time: 23 April 2015, 6.30 PM
Place: Rana Plaza Memorial Site, Savar, Dhaka andin front of ShohidMinar in 19 Districts with BLAST Unit Offices.

* Programme:Paying Homage at the Jurain Graveyard (in collaboration with ShromikNirpotta Forum (SNF))
Date and Time: 24 April 2015
Time: 7.00 am onward
Place:Jurain Graveyard

Press Release
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National Workshop
Activating Probation: Alternatives to Custody
Date: 14 March 2015
Time: 10.00 am – 4.30 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, JATI, Dhaka
Organised by: Judicial Administration Training Institute (JATI) & Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)

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Law in practice seminar series
A seminar by Chaumtoli Huq
Date: 12 March 2015
Time: 3.00 to 5.00 pm
Venue: RC Majumder Auditorium Lecture Theater, University of Dhaka.
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) & Department of Law, University of Dhaka



Press Release( Bangla / English)



Discussion Meeting on Women's Role in the Justice Sector
Date: 05 March 2015
Time: 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue: CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka
Organised By: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported By: USAID's Justice for All Programme

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Round Table discussion on “Power and Special Function of women UP members from reserved seat,
Date: 26 February 2015
Time: 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue:  Conference Room, BLAST, 1/1 pioneer road, Kakrail, Dhaka
Organised By:  Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Dhaka Tribune
Led by:  DIAKONIA Bangladesh
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“ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION”
“উদ্যোমে উত্তরণে শতকোটির বিপ্লব”
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Place: Shahbag Street- public library to art college gate
Date: 14th February, 2015
Time 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm

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Foundation Training about “Activating Probation: Alternatives to custody”
Date: 21 December 2014
Time: 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: Seminar Room, JATI, Dhaka
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and  Judicial  Administration Training Institute (JATI)
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)
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‘‘কর্মস্থলের নিরাপত্তা : শ্রম আইন ও বাস্তবতা’’ শীর্ষক মতবিনিময় সভা
তারিখ: ৩০ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৪
সময়: বিকাল ৩টা থেকে ৫টা
 স্থান: বিলিয়া অডিটোরিয়াম, ঢাকা
আয়োজনে: বাংলাদেশ লিগ্যাল এইড এন্ড সার্ভিসেস ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাস্ট) ও সেইফটি এন্ড রাইটস্ সোসাইটি (এসআরএস)
আর্থিক সহযোগীতায়: অস্ট্রেলিয়ান এইড

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Law in practice seminar series
Seminar by Advocate Bishakha Datta. Ms Datta is an international specialist on gender, sexuality and rights and will be speaking on the topic “Brave New World, Same Old Rights? How gender, sexuality and rights intersect in the digital lives of women in South Asia”
Date: 03 December, 2014
Time: 3.00 to 5.00 pm
Venue: Sirajul Islam Lecture Hall, University of Dhaka.
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) & Department of Law, University of Dhaka
Supported by: SHOKHI (Project on Women’s Health, Rights and Choices)

Flier
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Press release [ Bangla/English ]
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Joint press conference for two years of Tazreen Fashions  tragedy
Organised by: Safety and Rights Society (SRS), and Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Date: 24 November 2014
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM
Venue:  Dhaka Reporters Unity

Press release [ English/ Bangla ]
News report



Marginalization and Impunity: Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts
Organised by: International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission (CHTC) and Bangladesh Indigenous Women's Network (BIWN) .
Date: 23 November 2014
Time: 10 AM to 1 PM
Venue:  Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban

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আইন, বিধি, মানবাধিকার জনস্বার্থকে উপেক্ষা করে কৃষিজমি, বনভূমি দখল, অধিগ্রহণ বরাদ্দ প্রদান বিষয়ে তথ্যানুসন্ধান প্রতিবেদন উপস্থাপনে সংবাদ সম্মেলন


তারিখ: ১৩ নভেম্বর ২০১৪,
সময়
: ১২.০০ টা - .০০ টা
স্থান
: ঢাকা রিপোটার্স ইউনিটি, গোলটেবিল মিলনায়তন
আয়োজনে
: আইন সালিশ কেন্দ্র (আসক), নিজেরা করি, এএলআরডি, টিআইবি, বাংলাদেশ আদিবাসী ফোরাম, বাংলাদেশ লিগ্যাল এইড এ্যান্ড সার্ভিসেস ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাাস্ট), বাংলাদেশ পরিবেশ আইনজীবী সমিতি (বেলা) বাংলাদেশ পরিবেশ আন্দোলন (বাপা)

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বিচার ব্যবস্থায় নারীর অংশগ্রহন, প্রতিবন্ধকতা ও করনীয় শীর্ষক সংলাপ সভা
মূল প্রবন্ধ পাঠ করনেঃ   মেহের নিগার , এ্যাডভোকেসী এন্ড আউটরিচ অফিসার, ব্লাস্ট
তারখিঃ২০ অক্টোবর ২০১৪
সময়:  ৪টা - ৬টা
স্থানঃ  জেলা ও দায়রা জজ আদালত সম্মেলন কক্ষে, সিলেট
আয়োজন: বাংলাদশে লগ্যিাল এইড এন্ড র্সাভসিসে ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাস্ট)
বাস্তবায়নে :  ন্যাশনাল সেন্টার ফর স্টেস কোর্টস (এনসিএসসি)
র্আথকি সহযোগতিায়:    ইউএসএআইডি-এর জাস্টিস ফর অল প্রোগ্রাম
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কর্মক্ষেত্র দুর্ঘটনায় আহত  নিহত শ্রমিকের ক্ষতিপূরণ ন্যূনতম মানদন্ড গোল টেবিল বৈঠক
তারিখ: ২৫শে
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সময়: বিকাল ৩টা থেকে ৫টা

স্থান: বিলিয়া অডিটোরিয়ামঢাকা
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বাংলাদেশ লিগ্যাল এইড এন্ড সার্ভিসেস ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাস্ট
                  
সেইফটি এন্ড রাইটস্ সোসাইটি (এসআরএস)
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 সহযোগিতায়অস্ট্রেলিয়ান এইড
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ফৌজদারী কার্যবিধির ৫৪ ও ১৬৭ ধারা: হাইকোর্টের নির্দেশনার বাস্তবায়ন পর্যালোচনা বিষয়ক মতবিনিময় সভা
মূল প্রবন্ধ পাঠ করেনঃ এডভোকেট তাজুল ইসলাম, বাংলাদেশ সুপ্রীম কোর্ট, কনসালটেন্ট, ব্লাস্ট এবং আবু সাঈদ খান, সাংবাদিক ও লেখক
তারিখঃ ১৬ অক্টোবর ২০১৪
গময়ঃ বিকাল ৪টা - ৬টা
স্থানঃ সিরডাপ অডিটরিয়াম, ঢাকা
আয়োজনে: বাংলাদেশ লিগ্যাল এইড এন্ড সার্ভিসেস ট্রাস্ট (ব্লাস্ট)
সহযোগিতায়: ইউরোপিয়ান ইউনিয়ন

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Meeting: Research on Community Legal Services
Time: 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
Organized by:Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and
Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB)
Date: 10 September 2014
Venue: Conference Room, RIB, Dhaka
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)

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Workshop on "Activating probation: Alternatives to Custody"
Date:6 September 2014
Time:10.00 am - 4.30 pm
Venue:JATI Seminar Hall, Dhaka
Organised by:Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) & judicial Administration Training Institute (JATI)
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)

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Seminar by Prof. Javaid Rehman, Brunel Law School, United Kingdom about “Expanding the Scope and Meaning of 'Refugee' in National, Regional and International Laws: Gender-Related Claims”
Discussants:Dr.Faustina Pereira, Director, Human Rights and Legal Services, BRAC and Ms. Sara Hossain, Honorary Executive Director, BLAST
Chair: Dr. Shahnaz Huda, Chairman, Department of Law, Dhaka University
Date: 25 August 2014
Time: 3 pm
Venue: RC Majumder Auditorium, University of Dhaka
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) & Department of Law, University of Dhaka
Supported by: Community Legal Services (CLS)

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তোবা গ্রুপ এর এমডি দেলোয়ার হোসেনের জামিন আদায়ের অপকৌশল হিসেবে পাঁচটি গার্মেন্টস এর ১৬০০ শ্রমিকের বেতন না দিয়ে তাদের জীবনকে জিম্মি করে জামিন হাসিলের অপচেষ্টার প্রতিবাদে সুপ্রিম কোর্টের আইনজীবী ও নাগরিকদের সম্মিলিত মানববন্ধন ও প্রতিবাদ সমাবেশ। স্থান: বাংলাদেশ সুপ্রিম কোর্টের প্রধান ফটকে (পররাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয়ের বিপরীতে) তারিখ: ৫ আগস্ট ২০১৪ সময়: সকাল ১০.০০ টা
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Seminar on ICT Law
Venue: Cirdap auditorium, Dhaka. 
Date: 7th September, 2013
Time: 10.00 am to 1.00pm
Organized by: Ain O Salish Kendro (ASK), Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association (BELA), Article19,  Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA), Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust(BLAST), Informatics Institute of development (IID), Manuser Jonno Foundation (MJF), Transparence international, Bangladesh (TIB),
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SHOKHI project launching program
Organised by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
Consortium Partners: Bangladesh Women’s Health Coalition (BWHC), Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) and We Can Alliance (Amrai Pari)
Time: 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Date: 19 June 2014
Venue: CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka
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বস্তিবাসীর সেবায়'সখি' প্রকল্প
SHOKHI' project launched to ensure slum working women's rights



Dialogue on “Participation of Women in Justice, Barriers and Future Action
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST), Women in Justice Project
Supported by: National Center for State Court
Venue: Dean’s Complex, Rajshahi University.
Date: 23rd June, 2014
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Discussion meeting on Right to information act 2009
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal aid and services Trust(BLAST)
Supported By:Community Legal Services (CLS)
Time: 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm
Date: 25 June 2014
Venue: Conference room, BLAST
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A seminar on Litigation on the Right to Life – Experiences from the Supreme Courts of India and Bangladesh
Date: 24th May 2014
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Venue: Ramesh Chandra Dutta Smriti Milan Kendra, Chayanaut.
Supported By: Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)




Observing National Legal Aid Day 2014: Justice for All

1. A grand rally

  • From JATI Bhaban to Osmani Sriti Milonayoton.

2. Discussion/Meeting about National Legal Aid Day

  • Venue: Osmani Sriti Milonayoton.

3. Fair about National Legal Aid Day

  • Venue: Osmani Sriti Milonayoton.

Date: 28th April 2014

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COMMEMORATE THE RANA PLAZA TRAGEDY: BY SHROMIK NIRAPOTTA FORUM

1. Candle light memorial for the lives we lost
Date: 23th April, 2014 | Place: Rana Plaza, Savar
2. Homage at the Jurain Graveyard
Date: 24th April, 2014 | Place: Jurain Graveyard
3. Express Solidarity
Date: 24th April 2014 | Place: Rana Plaza, Savar
4. Holding one-minute silence at assemblies of all educational institutions
Date: 24th April, 2014 | Place: All educational institutions
5. Holding one-minute silence to express Solidarity in front of Supreme Court of Bangladesh
Date: 24th April, 2014 | Place: Supreme Court of Bangladesh
6. Signature Campaign to Brands
Date: 26th April to 5th May | Place: BILS Support Center, Savar

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Workshop on “Activating Probation as an Alternative to Custody ”
Venue: Bengal art lounge, Dhaka Club.  
Date: 2nd April 2014
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Organized by: BLAST
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A meeting on women in Justice on 8th March 2014
Venue: RC Majumder auditorium Lecture Theater, university of Dhaka.
Date: 8th March 2014
Time: 11.00 to 1.00 pm pm
Organized by: USAID, NCSC and BLAST
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Training on - UN Bangkok Rules for Women Prison Officials and Follow-up
Date: 1st march 2014, Time: 09.00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M
Venue: Prison Training Institute, Dhaka
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Supported by: Penal Reform International (PRI)


A seminar by Dr. Dimitrina Petrova, founding Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust, an international human rights organization about global trends in equality law and discrimination jurisprudence
Date: 26 February 2014
Time: 7.30 to 9.00 pm
Venue: organizeConference room, BLAST Head office, YMCA Development center, 1/1 pioneer road kakrail, Dhaka.
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
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A seminar by Ms. Tripti Tandon, Advocate, Supreme Court of India, based at the Lawyers Collective in New Delhi.
Date: 26th January, 2014
Time: 5.00 p.m. t0 7.00 p.m.
Venue: Conference room, BLAST Head office, YMCA Development center, 1/1 pioneer road kakrail, Dhaka.
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Bandhu Social Welfare Society (BSWS)



A seminar by Dr Livingston Armytage about exchanging experience of promoting justice: a role of lawyers in Bangladesh? [ Presentation ]
Venue: RC Majumder auditorium Lecture Theater, university of Dhaka
Date: 25 February 2014
Time: 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Law faculty, University of Dhaka


Roundtable on Probation as an Alternative to Imprisonment: Legal Framework and Current Practice
Venue: Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA), Dhaka
Date: 20 December 2013
Time: 9.00 am- 1.00 pm
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Penal Reform International (PRI)


Judicial Dialogue On Addressing Challenges to Securing Justice for Women in Family Courts

Venue: Auditorium, Judicial Administration Training Institute (1st Floor), 15 College Road, Dhaka
Date: 23 November 2013
Time: 9.00 am- 5.00 pm
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Judicial Administration Training Centre (JATI)


Program on "SNF Press Conference"
Venue: Dhaka Reporter Unity
Date: November 16, 2013


A seminar by ADAM STAPLETON, Barrister, Director, Governance And Justice Sector Group

on THE ROLE OF PARALEGALS AND PRIMARY JUSTICE SERVICES
Date: 1 September 2013
Venue: BLAST Conference Room, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
Time: 3.30 – 5pm
Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)


A seminar on "Equality and Anti Discrimination Law in Britain and the EU: A model for Bangladesh" by Professor Robert Wintemute, School of Law, King’s college, university of London about Equity and Anti discrimination Law
Date: 7th November
Time:3.30-5.00 pm
Venue: RC Majumder auditorium  lecture theater, university of Dhaka.
Organized by: BLAST and Law faculty, University of Dhaka
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BLAST promotes access to justice throughout Bangladesh through the provision of legal aid and through its advocacy and awareness campaigns.

In relation to the latorganisea variety of events in order to raise awareness on current legal issues and necessary legal and policy reform, create a platform for communication between civil society and policy makers, and to facilitate capacity building for lawyers and other stakeholders. These events play a pivotal role in bringing grassroots voices to the forefront of any legal discussions and policy-making initiatives.


BLAST on behalf of the SAFE project is organising a National Conference on Collection of Medical Evidence in Rape Cases: Practices, Procedures & Policies on February 2nd, 2013 at Sasakawa Auditorium, iccddr,b, Mohakhali, Dhaka.

This conference will bring together experts including legal and medical professionals, law enforcement agencies and women’s rights advocates to:
• review current policies, practices and procedures governing the collection of medico-legal evidence in cases of rape,
• identify gaps preventing effective prosecution of such cases, and
• develop recommendations for enforcing the rights of women and girls who are victims/ survivors of rape.


National Conference: "Women's Economic Rights in Marital Relationships through Law"
Venue: Main Centre, Gonoshasthaya Kendra Campus, PH Bhaban Baish Mile, Mirzanagar, Nabinagar, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Date: 14th- 15th September 2012
Organized by: 
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)


Report on Human Rights Watch
“Will I Get My Dues … Before I Die?” Harm to Women from Bangladesh’s Discriminatory Laws on Marriage, Separation, and Divorce
"আমার পাওনা ..... মৃত্যুর আগে কি পাবো ?" বিবাহ, পৃথক বসবাস এবং তালাক বিষয়ে বাংলাদেশের বৈষম্যমূলক আইন: নারীর বঞ্চনা ও ক্ষতির উপাখ্যান









       Women in Justice Project

        Dialogue on “Participation of Women in Justice, Barriers and Future Action

  • Organized by: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
  •  Supported by: National Center for State Court
  • Venue: Dean’s Complex, Rajshahi University.
  • Date: 23rd June, 2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 

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