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Advocating for legal rights
Diakonia’ s partner organization seeks collective action for the right to legal status for over 17000 persons that lost their registration more than ten years ago. The process involved misconduct of duty by officials in granting legal status.
Working for better conditions - step by step
At first Kry Suntha wasn’t interested in joining the union. But now he has dedicated more than ten years of struggle - and he and his comrades have more than doubled their income and have better job conditions.
Now the villagers know their rights
Imrana Parvin is the vice president of a watch group of a local government in northern Bangladesh: “We have power now and now how to claim what we need". Read the story about the empowerment.
Sees a new world - despite disabilities
Disabled people are often stigmatised in the Sri Lankan society and opportunities of education and work are few. But thanks to guidance and coaching Anuradha has started to see a new world.
Football can break gender norms in Bangladesh
Sanjida Akter is 16 years old and by playing football she’s challenging gender norms in Bangladesh. People in Bangladesh generally think football is for boys.
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