Update to Response to Information Request BGD24567.E of 18 July 1996 on the women's organization "Naba Jagoran," including when it was founded and by whom, and its past and present leaders [BGD27273.E]

Information on the women's organization Naba Jagoran additional to Response to Information Request BGD24567.E of 18 July 1996 could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International (AI). October 1994.

Bangladesh: Fundamental Rights of Women Violated with Virtual Impunity.

Centre for Women and Children Studies/PACT Bangladesh/PRIP, Dhaka. August 1995.

Toward Beijing and Beyond: Women Shaping Policies in Areas of Concern.

Coordinating Council for Human Rights in Bangladesh (CCHRB), Dhaka. April 1997.

State of Human Rights in Bangladesh 1996.

DIRB. June 1997.

Human Rights Information Package: Bangladesh.

_____. December 1993.

Women in Bangladesh.

_____. "Bangladesh" country file. December 1996-present.

_____. "Bangladesh: Amnesty International" country file. January 1997-present.

Encyclopedia of Women's Associations Worldwide. 1993.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (WNC).

Human Rights Watch World Report 1997. 1996.
Office fédéral des réfugiés (ODR), Berne. July 1996.

Feuille d'information sur les pays: Bangladesh: État en juillet 1996.

Political Parties of Asia and the Pacific. 1985.
Refugees, Immigration and Asylum Section (RIAS), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. July 1994.

Country Profile: Bangladesh.

WIN News [Lexington, Mass.]. Quarterly. Summer 1996-present.

On-line/database searches: NEXIS, SHARENet, World Wide Web.

Oral sources:

One source consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact other oral sources.