JAGO NARI is a non-government and non-profit organization that was solely founded to provide a range of services to disadvantaged and deprived women and children in the urban and rural settings of Bangladesh. Through its programs and projects JAGO NARI provides a range of rights based support to women and children through a holistic approach. JAGO NARI’S work with children complies with the United Nations child rights conventions .The organization believes that childhood means much more than the space between birth and the attainment of adulthood. Childhood refers to the state and condition of a child’s life-to the quality of those years.
JAGO NARI recognizes that children as well as women are the holders of their own rights. And because these rights are invested in the child’s and woman’s own person, the child and the woman is no longer a passive recipient of charity but an empowered actor in his/her own development. The organization emphasizes the need to respect children’s and women’s evolving capacities. All programs are expected to create spaces and promote process designed to enable and empower children and women to express their views, to be consulted and to influence decisions in all matters affecting them in accordance with their age and development.