Terms of Reference (ToR) for Organization Development

Project Title: Y - Moves
Partner Organization: PARITTRAN
Technical Partner: Plan International Bangladesh
Donor: SIDA

Introduction about the Organizations


In 1993, a group of Dalit students started a small student organization called "Dalit Student Association" to establish their human rights. Four years later, that student organization came to be known as "Parittran". It is a movement run by Dalits for Dalits. Parittran is a rights-base organization working for the empowerment, establishment of dignity, social protection and human rights of Dalit and Excluded Peoples, especially women, children and youth.

In the long term working we have achieved at community, state, institutional level which indicated the sustainable changes of dalit’s in Bangladesh. Such as; Govt. has amended a dalit development policy, 80% quota in cleaning job for sweeper community and declaration for special quota for other dalits unemployed youth. 1.0% reservation in Dhaka University for admit in higher education for dalits student, National human right commission, civil society organization and Law commission under taken initiative to drafting anti discriminatory law. There are 54 district committee of Bangladesh Dalit Parishad (national level dalit right based independent platform), 7 divisional committee and 1 central committee has been developed and nurtured by Parittran.

Plan International Bangladesh:

Founded in 1937, Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters, and partners in over 70 countries in order to fulfill this ambition. Plan International Bangladesh has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994, helping marginalized children to access their rights to health, sanitation, education, livelihoods and protection. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. Plan International Bangladesh prioritizes our Influencing works in three key areas (child, early and forced marriage, Girls in Crisis and Safe Spaces for Girls and Young Women) whereby young women and girls hold an inequitable disadvantage.