Project TitleCombating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CCSEC) in Bangladesh
Overall GoalThe project aims to contribute to the elimination of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Bangladesh
Project Results/ ObjectiveThe specific objective of the project is to protect and promote the rights of survivors & at risk children of CSEC through facilitating implementation of ILO Convention 182 (ILO-C182) and UNCRC Optional Protocol 2 (UNCRC-OP-2) in Bangladesh.
The objective is intertwined with 2 results:
Result #1: 1000 survivors and at risk children of CSEC have been protected from commercial sexual                  exploitation or similar practices and to guarantee their rights by applying holistic and integral care; and
Result #2: Survivors & at risk children of CSEC influence policy & implementation of ILO-C182 and UNCRC-OP-2 in Bangladesh through engaging civil society & media.
DurationJanuary 2016-June 2019
Funded ByEuropean Union
Supported ByTdH Netherlands
Geographical CoverageWard # 8.9.10 Mirpur-1, under Dhaka North City Corporation, Dhaka and
Tangail Sardar, Tangail
BudgetBDT 3,14,08,097
Target Beneficiaries • Direct: 1000
• Indirect: 240000
Target Groups • 870 Street children in Dhaka
• 130 Sex workers’ children in Kandarpara Brothel, Tangail
Strategic Partners • Society for Social Services (SSS), Tangail
• Breaking The Silence (BTS), Dhaka
Main Components/ Interventions of the Project • DiC and Night Shelter for children (for basic needs fulfillment)
• Organization building (Child Led Organization-CLO) and Community Support Group (CSG)
• DiC Management Committee comprising children
• Non-formal/Multi-grade teaching and referral to formal education
• TVET training
• Life skills and livelihoods training
• Social campaign and dialogue with duty bearers
• Strategic Plan Development with CSOs
• Service provider meeting and workshop with CSO/media and activists network
• Evidence Based difference Research for policy advocacy of ILO-182 and OP-2
• Journalist visit to project site and publish feature article on CCSEC
• TV show
• Facebook page and updated project websites
• Legal Aid
• Family reintegration for socialization
Project in briefTerre des Hommes-Netherlands (TdH NL), in collaboration with 3 implementing partners – SEEP runs 2 Drop in Centers (DiCs) including night shelter for girls in Dhaka, SSS maintains 1 shelter home in Tangail and BTS provides psychosocial counselling supports to the victims and at risk children -   has been implementing the Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CCSEC) project. Embarked on 1 January 2016, CCSEC is a 42 months project supported by the Delegation of the European Union in Dhaka.

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