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22 November 2019 Ready for appropriate work

Fourteen youngsters with an intellectual disability pass their final exam of the My Way to Work training. During…

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15 July 2019 Lithon (32) did not survive mistreatment.

Lithon was mistreated by strangers because he was “different”, his health complaints were not taken seriously by doctors…

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9 July 2019 Leadership training for vulnerable girls

Research suggests that women with disabilities are more likely to experience domestic violence, and sexual assault than women…

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9 July 2019 The year 2018: We share the Future

2018 was the year that Niketan has been working 20 years in supporting children and youngsters with a…

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9 July 2019 Giving Tuesday

This year Niketan participates in “Giving Tuesday”, a worldwide movement to help others through the gift of your…

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16 April 2019 Niketan methods of a high international level

Niketan has developed dozens of methods and training courses in recent years. To gain insight into whether the…

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3 April 2019 Ehimoy, a cultural event for Niketan

In the mood for a party and to immerse yourself in a different culture ?! On June 29,…

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24 October 2018 Prone Standing Frame – The earlier you start the better

The prone standing frame helps a child to strengthen his muscles, it stimulates the senses and improves the…

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26 September 2018 An awesome party!

On August 6, 2018, Niketan, celebrated 20 years of service in Bangladesh and organized a small party for…

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26 September 2018 Storybooks on SRHR education

Youngsters,  in particular those with a disability are highly vulnerable. They are confronted with aggression and violence throughout…

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26 September 2018 ‘I thought boys have a period too’!

Mary (not her real name) is 13 years old, she lives in a small settlement in thana Daulatpur.

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26 September 2018 Reaching the hard to reach

A large number of children with disabilities still face exclusion and discrimination. They are invisible, often locked in…

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17 September 2018 A research on meningitis

For our minor International Health and Development, which we (Janine van der Meij, Derek Mersch and Stefanie Strasters)…

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13 March 2018 Unsung Women Nation Builders Award

On March 3, Niketan founder Antoinette received the Unsung Women Nation Builders Award from Gowher Rizvi, international affairs…

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9 January 2018 Photo-book “Untold desires”

On December 28, 2017, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University launched the photo-book titled…

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27 November 2017 SRHR education at special schools in Bangladesh

A 14-year-old girl from Bangladesh with mental and hearing disabilities tells her story, agitated but smilingly. She uses…

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27 September 2017 SRHR issues are neglected among young girls with disability

According to UNFPA, 16-30% of boys and 40-68% of girls are affected by sexual abuse before the age…

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25 September 2017 Dutch NGOs reassures their support for SDG

By: Istiaque Ahmed, First Secretary of the Embassy of Bangladesh in the Netherlands Dutch NGOs reassured that they…

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12 September 2017 NGO Network & Friendship meeting

On  september 22,  Niketan and the Embassy of Bangladesh organise a Network and Friendship day for NGO’s active…

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16 October 2016 Graduated

In the Netherlands, the children have passed their final exams and will prepare for the next phase. On…

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7 September 2016 The right to decide

The UN convention for people with disabilities declare that they, like others, can participate in society. However, it…

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