Young people rarely have scopes to be involved in decision-making process. As a result, policies, programs and services targeting young people’s SRHR do not entirely reflect their realities and diverse needs in the areas of reproductive health education, gender expression and youth friendly health services.

RHRNRHRN initiative in Bangladesh aims to create conducive policy environment through multi-level advocacy drives so that youth and adolescent clusters have improved access to youth friendly services in public health facilities and meaningful participation in SRHR interventions to address the knowledge gaps.

IMG_0417Bandhu as the Host and Implementing Organization of this Platform organized the formal launching of RHRN in Bangladesh on 18 October 2017.

IMG_0736The Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Her Excellency Ms. Leoni Margaretha Cuelenaere, Ambassador of Netherlands was present as Special Guest

_DSC0754The ceremonious launching was illuminated by the presence of representatives of various government agencies, NGO officials, Civil Society members, youth and adolescent clusters and the head of organizations of the RHRN Bangladesh Platform.