About SEHD

The Society for Environment and Human Development works for human rights and environmental justice in Bangladesh through research, capacity building and advocacy. Working closely with communities where the environment and human rights have eroded, SEHD gives the affected communities a voice through its publications, investigative reporting, training, and grassroots empowerment programs.

Latest News and Events

SEHD Launches three new books and one documentary film

SEHD Launched its three new books: (i) Shores of Tear, (ii) Bangladesh: Land, Forest and Forest People (English, 3rd Edition), and (iii) The Environmental Impacts of the Pulp and Paper Industry in Bangladesh and one documentary film, "Shores of Tear" at CIRDAP Auditorium on 29 June 2014. These new production and publications of SEHD present critical insights on some of the key environmental issues of Bangladesh and how we address the climate change issues on the ground.

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An eviction decree, its execution, and the fate of seven Mahle families

It is like a scene of war-time devastation in a tiny Mahle village, Pachandor, in Tanor upazila (Rajshahi). Houses with thick mud walls and corrugated tin roofs have been leveled to the ground.

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The EU ambassador visited tea communities in their labour line in Srimongol

The EU ambassador visited tea communities in their labour line in Srimongol on 17 March 2014. He condemned extreme low wages to tea workers.

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SEHD organizes residential workshop on study and rethinking rights of tea workers

The Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) organized a four-day residential workshop titled, "Study and rethinking rights of tea workers" in Srimongol in Maulvibazar district from 8-11 February 2014.

 

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Inception Seminar Held



The Society for Environment and Human Development (SEHD) organized an inception seminar for the project, "Mapping and capacity building of tea workers and little-known ethnic communities of Bangladesh" on 8 September 2013 in Dhaka.

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