Building Partnerships to Promote Early Childhood Development
National Children Policy 2011

The National Child Policy, applicable to all children - the citizen of Bangladesh without any discrimination, was endorsed in 2011. The fundamental Principles of the National Children Policy are 1) Ensuring child rights in the light of the constitution of Bangladesh, Child Act and International Charters/ Conventions, 2) Poverty alleviation of the children, 3) Elimination of all forms of child abuse and discrimination, 4) Elimination of all forms of abuse of and discrimination to female child and 5) Participation of the children and accepting their views into consideration in overall protection and, in the best interest of the children.

Ministry of Women and Children Affairs is the focal ministry for the National Children Policy 2011.