• Giving the marginalized a voice
  • Fighting for environmental justice
  • Exposing human miseries
  • Building dialogue between community actors
  • Advancing the right to livelihood
  • Promoting Adivasi Culture
  • Empowering communities through grassroots programs

About SEHD

The Society for Environment and Human Development works for human rights and environmental justice in Bangladesh through research, capacity building and advocacy. Working closely with communities where the environment and human rights have eroded, SEHD gives the affected communities a voice through its publications, investigative reporting, training, and grassroots empowerment programs.

 

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Convention on Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal & Excluded Communities held

Four organisations—Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD), Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) and Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK)—organised a 2-day convention on 16-17 November 2017 at RDRS premises in Rangpur on Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal & Excluded Communities. Report

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To preserve our diversity, we must recognize it first

How SEHD and its partners brought together far-flung communities under one roof at their Rangpur Convention, giving voice to challenges of marginality and exclusion.

The marginal and excluded people of Bangladesh—approximately eight million—are among the poorest of the poor. While Bangladesh has made commendable progress on many fronts, the twin problems of marginalization and exclusion continue to haunt a wide range of ethnic minorities, particularly from the plains land and other excluded group.

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Convention on Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal & Excluded Communities

Convention on Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal & Excluded Communities Four organisations—Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD), Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) and Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK)—organises a 2-day convention on 16-17 November 2017 at RDRS premises in Rangpur on Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal & Excluded Communities. Read more for program 

PROGRAM 1: Convention, "Leaving No One Behind Land, Forest and Social Rights of the Marginal and Excluded Communities' 
Program [ Bangla ] [ English ]

PROGRAM 2:  Living No Behind' - Cultural Program  [ Bangla ] [ English ]

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SEHD organizes seminar on man-made disasters on 28 September

Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) has been paying great attention to man-made disasters in its research and investigations for two and half decades. With the works of SEHD and other researchers in hand, SEHD has organized a seminar on 28 September 2017 at 09:30 am at CBCB, 24/C, Asad Avenue, Mohammadpur, Dhaka.

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National Seminar on Exclusion and Marginalization Held

Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) in partnership with Power and Participation Research Center (PPRC), Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) and Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK) organized a national workshop titled, “Leaving No One Behind: Exclusion and Marginalization Challenges in Bangladesh” at LGED Auditorium, LGED Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka on 22 August 2016.

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