Bangladesh

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Bangladesh
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Women & ESCR

This briefing by Minority Rights Group International draws on a detailed review of published sources, fieldwork by local...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

The report critically examines the situation of women in...

Country: 
Bangladesh
Working Group(s) / Area(s) of Work: 
Women & ESCR
Strategic Litigation
OP-ICESCR

FIDH continues advocacy efforts for the survivors of the collapse and the families and dependants of deceased workers 

A large number of residents of basties (informal settlements) of Dhaka City were evicted without notice and their homes were demolished with bulldozers. A case, challenging the ongoing evictions, was brought by two residents and three citizens in the public interest. The Supreme Court held that inhabitants had some rights to shelter and a fair hearing and made recommendations for resettlement.