Basic Life Skills for Psycho-social Wellbeing of Transgender Youths in Bangladesh

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This project has two components; capacity building through training and research. The training component aimd to enable the young transgender people to build their confidence and self-acceptance to enable them to lead a life where they can make informed decisions. The research component aims to explore the perception of transgender youths on their freedom and right about their sexual and reproductive aspects. The output of this project will include greater respect for their sexuality and better knowledge of their rights. It will also include a knowledge generation report about how young transgender people perceive their identity, rights, and social acceptance which will be disseminated among the Share-Net members and stakeholders to use this evidence for more transgender responsive activities.

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  • Small Grants

  • 2015

  • Bangladesh

  • Advocacy


  • Share-Net Bangladesh

  • English

  • Project Presentation

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BRAC University

Brac University (BracU) established in 2001 is located in Dhaka Bangladesh. BracU follows a liberal arts approach to education which nurtures fresh ideas and gives new impetus to the field of tertiary education. It ensures a high quality of education and aims to meet the demands of contemporary times. Building on BRAC’s experience of seeking solutions to challenges posed by extreme poverty, BracU hopes to instil in its students a commitment to working towards national development and progress.

The mission of BRAC University is to foster the national development process through the creation of a centre of excellence in higher education that is responsive to society’s needs, and able to develop creative leaders and actively contributes to learning and creation of knowledge.