Project Type: Not Applicable
|Project Name||Support for Safer Childhood of Girl Domestic Workers|
|Project Duration||3 years (April‟2012 – March‟2015).|
SHAPLA NEER - Citizens Committee in Japan for Overseas Support.
Girl Domestic Worker will be reduced in project area.
Girl Domestic Workers (GDWs) are enjoying their child rights.
1. GDWs are confident in their life.
|Project working areas||
The project is covering four areas in Dhaka city through four education and training centers for the GDWs that are situated in –
Total 1000 (8 -18 years GDW-320, Employer-220, Guardians-80,Community People- 380)
Addressing the girl domestic worker‟s current situation, problems and needs, Phulki started „Community Based Project for Girl Domestic Workers’ in 2006, is now running as‘Support for Safer Childhood of Girl Domestic Workers’.Different services are provided to GDWs like informal education, awareness on manners; personal hygiene; sex education, skill training on household works; cooking; early childhood development; hand stitch; handicraft; machine sewing, referral services for mainstream schooling & health care, recreational activities and exhibition to promote their hand made products. Modules and materials have developed on Informal Education, Personal & Household Hygiene, and Basic Information on Sex Education, Hand Stitches and Household
Around1400 GDWs have received services from Phulki‟s education and training centers for them. After successfully completion of 18 months package of education and training a GDW appear in the graduation examination and get certificate that she can use during main stream school admission, salary bargaining, alternative income source exploring or for future wellbeing. Continuous motivation has given to their employers & guardians and also community peoples on child rights convention (CRC) issues to prevent harassment and for taking responsibility of GDW‟s wellbeing.
1) Total 338 GDWs of targeted 320 GDWs have received services from 4 centres. 76% of enrolled GDWs can make word and sentences in Bangla and in English, can do easy mathematics. 68% can read easy story books. 50% can write address in Bengali.