THE STATE OF CHILD RIGHTS’ GOVERNANCE IN BANGLADESH
This edited book contains a host of articles relating to the state of Child rights’ governance. Paper 1 analyses governance as a concept. The rationale of the analysis is that one cannot hope to understand child rights governance without reference to governance as a substantive rationality. Paper 2 deals with the aspect of participation in development underscoring the need for the inclusion of the children per se. It somewhat projects inclusive governance. Paper 3 conceptualizes child rights governance in some key points of the state of the art relating to human development. Paper 4 is about governance through policy reformation to stand the test of time. Outdated policies should be scrapped to give way to good governance in the implementation of child development policies. Paper 5 paints a conceptual pieture about right focused activities of YPSA as a national NGO. Paper 6 is about the state of advocacy to tame violence against the disadvantaged locus like children. Paper 7 briefly discusses basic education putting the disadvantaged child first. Paper 8 narrates violence against child and mass media focus. Paper 9 describes the scenario of violence. It suggests remedies for curbing social violence, paper. Chapter 10.written in Bengali focuses on child rights in social and political arena and the issue of child labourer. Paper 11(in Bengali) delves into the issue education for the disadvantaged child We are extremely grateful to Jamal Uddin of Balaka Prakashni for doing the needful carefully. The editors are responsible for the errors if there be any.
Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque, the author of the book-- All about Policy Dialogue-- was professor of Public Administration in the University of Chittagong. He has to his credit about 235 published research papers and 32 books. He columned about 640 papers in celebrated English Dailies.