Development organization BRAC has taken up a plan by giving maximum priority to the protection issue of Rohingyas as well as the host community (local community).
Speakers disclosed this at a camp-based Shurokkha Bondhus’ orientation on Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).
Safeguarding Unit under Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme (HCMP) of BRAC arranged the two-day event which concluded at a hotel in Cox’s Bazar district town on Tuesday.
Advocacy activities on the matter aimed at creating awareness among BRAC employees will be strengthened further in the days to come.
A total of 45 officials from senior management of BRAC attended the event on the concluding day.
A total of 34 employees from 34 Rohingya camps of HCMP of BRAC attended the first day programme.
SK Jenefa K Jabbar, Director of Human Rights and Legal Aid Services, Social Compliance and Safeguarding unit of BRAC, attended as a facilitator from an online platform on the last day.
Farjana Siddiqua, Manager of Training and Safeguarding Unit under Human Resources Division of HCMP, moderated the first day’s event.
Tahmina Yesmin, Team Lead of Safeguarding Unit of HR Division of BRAC Head Office, acted as the facilitator, while Tilon Andrews, Manager of Safeguarding Unit of BRAC Head Office, attended as trainer on the first day.
The training was organized for ensuring safe work atmosphere for Rohingyas and the host community, and raising awareness among all the employees of BRAC on protection from exploitation and discrimination.
Hasina Akhter Huq, Area Director of HCMP of BRAC, hoped that ‘Shurokkha Bondhus’, who took training from field level, will strengthen advocacy activities to raise awareness about the matter at Rohingya as well as the host communities.