A day long training session on ‘Local Level Advocacy on Primary Education’ was arranged by AOC secretariat on 26th July 2012. Total 31 participants from 27 different implementing member organizations and general council member organizations attended in the training session.
General Council Meeting of Amar Odhikar Campaign (AOC) was held on 22 September, 2012 at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka. Representatives of Member organizations, Executive Committee, Advisory Committee and Oxfam Bangladesh Office were present at this meeting. This was a daylong meeting where the detail activities of first year (May, 2011-April, 2012) accomplished by AOC and audit report of first year were discussed and approved. Besides, the reviewed activities for second, third and fourth year were shared, discussed and approved by the General Members.
Amar Odhikar Campaign organized a view exchange meeting on ‘We are for Education and for the Teachers’ at the CIRDAP auditorium on October 5, 2012 on the eve of ‘World Teachers Day-2012’. Eminent economist and Member of formulation Committee of the National Education Policy-2010, Professor Quazi Kholikuzzaman Ahmed presided over the function which was addressed by Dr. Nilufar Banu, Chairperson of AOC.
Amar Odhikar Campaign (AOC) celebrated International Literacy Day-2012 on September 8, through elaborate programs across the country. The Literacy Day-2012 focused on the link between literacy and peace, this year’s theme adopted by Government of Bangladesh. Amar Odhikar Campaign arranged rallies, seminars, discussions, live radio talk show in 27 districts of the Country and also formed human chain at capital city Dhaka.
The 43rd Executive Committee Meeting (Special) of Amar Odhikar Campaign was held on November 7, 2012 at AOC Secretariat. Executive Committee members of ‘Amar Odhikar Campaign’ attended in the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Dr. Nilufar Banu, Chairperson, EC of AOC.
Capacity building training program for Student council of primary schools at 21 projected districts of Amar Odhikar Campaign (AOC) was held during October, 2012. Local level implementing partners of Amar Odhikar Campaign conducted these training programs at 21 projected districts of AOC across the country.
‘Amar Odhikar Campaign’ collected and composed some case studies on ‘Children out of School’. The case studies written from the child's viewpoint expressing why they are missing out on an education and/or why they would like to go to school. The case study painted a clear picture of what the child is doing when they are not in school.
Amar Odhikar Campaign organized a human chain program by children in front of National Press Club to observe the ‘Child rights Week -2012’ (September 30, 2012-October 5, 2012) on September 30, 2012. At the human chain, representative of the Dalit children and children of AOC’s projected schools were present. Dr. Nilufar Banu, Chairperson of AOC led the chain.