Spreading the Her Choice message during lockdown in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, 38 volunteers have been appointed in 19 intervention villages by Dalit, local partner in Bangladesh of Her Choice alliance member ICDI. This happened in response of the COVID-19 pandemic. The volunteers are working on awareness raising issues regarding the virus they also ensure continued contact and engagement with project beneficiaries and keep an eye out on things.
Besides the work of the volunteers, members of peer to peer groups are conducting courtyard meetings to create awareness on COVID-19 prevention, child marriage and women empowerment. Through various means, the Her Choice team of Dalit conducted awareness sessions to coordinate responses with the authorities of the Upazila region.