The Anglican Alliance working with MY World to empower grassroots communities in Bangladesh.

Women in Bangladesh cast their votes.
Women in Bangladesh cast their votes.

The Church of Bangladesh (COB), inspired by the Anglican Alliance, has taken the United Nations MY World survey to local villagers in Bangladesh, translated into Bangla, to give these remote communities the opportunity to have their say in decisions for the post-2015 development agenda.

Villagers have filled out the survey with great enthusiasm, and the opportunity to speak out has particularly engaged local women, who are honoured to have the opportunity to voice their needs and concerns to the United Nations and the global high-level panel, hearing that the results of the survey will also be shared with the Secretary-General of the UN as well as other global leaders. Continue reading “The Anglican Alliance working with MY World to empower grassroots communities in Bangladesh.”