Dhaka, Bangladesh
Joined January 2015

Parittran is promoting rights of dalits in Bangladesh since 1997. The parittran is dedicated to building the capacities of leaders from Dalits problems way-forward, advocacy initiatives in countywide.

Presence in: Bangladesh
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Disability Rights, Education, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Gender-based violence, Health, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Right to Information, Women's Rights

In 1993 a group of dalit student by born a small dalit Students’ Association, The new name was called ‘Parittran’. The meaning of this Bengali word is ‘Liberation or Salvation.’ Parittran is a promise. Parittran is a movement, for the Dalits and by the dalits. PARITTRAN, a non-government organization, is the first dalit social action group in Bangladesh working for the empowerment of Dalit communities. This is community-based organisations, and networks that work to secure social change and protect the rights of Dalit. PARITTRAN, promote towards strengthening the Dalit Movement. The Parittran is committed towards building a strong line of leadership for the Dalit Movement.


To build a just society where every people has equal opportunity to explore their full potential in rights and dignity manner


Promoting wellbeing of marginalized and disadvantaged community specially Dalit, Excluded and Indigenous people (children, youth, and women) through a holistic development approach.


  1. Strengthening capacity development of the Dalit and Excluded people on rights to live in peaceful society with dignity;
  2. Enhancing economic empowerment through ensuring decent job for promotion of sustainable livelihood and food security;
  3. Increasing capacity of the targeted people on disaster risk reduction, emergency response, climate change adaptation and disaster resilience;
  4. Promoting gender equality, child and youth development and realization of child rights;

Thematic Area

1:  Dalit, Excluded and Indigenous People’s Rights (DEiPR)

2:  Child and Youth Development Program (CYDP)

3:  Climate Action and Disaster Response Program (CADR)

4: Employment and sustainable Livelihood Program (ESLP)

5: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Program.

6: Good Governance and Peace Building.