People’s Awareness on Prevention of Human Trafficking through Community Based Cultural Intervention

TMSS is implementing People’s Awareness on Prevention of Human Trafficking through Community based Cultural Intervention-PAPCHTCCI project in Dhaka, Tangail and Joypurhat district with the financial and technical support from Bangladesh Institute of Theater Arts – BITA. Community based cultural event on trafficking and other human rights issues are disseminating through this events. Local level cultural team was formed to conduct the shows. TMSS is performing three form of cultural event in three districts as Pala gaan: Paruler pala in Joypurpurhat, Theater : Apar – Opar in Tangail and Baul song; Raanger Goshai in Dhaka.


  • To create general awareness on women and children rights, human trafficking, social discrimination, gender issues, poverty elimination etc.
  • To inform mass people about the importance of building community based preventive mechanism in reducing human trafficking.
  • To capacitate the partner CBOs in using cultural approach as effective means of human communication.
  • Target groups

    The main target group of the project would be vulnerable women and children that are at risk of trafficking of the targeted districts. The direct target groups are 60,000 audiences that would be benefited from the project through information. Alongside, other stakeholders like government officials, local government actors, civil society members, CBOs will also be included in the project so that they can contribute to develop safety net in their locality. The local cultural groups will also be the targeted audiences in the project.

    Gender dimension will be a serious consideration in the project. The project has been designed in such way where gender issues is included as cross cutting issues within its program approach. The program participants are 50:50 women and men.


  • 72,3400 (500 audience in each show) people have been informed about the causes and consequences of human trafficking and their role in developing safety net within the communities.
  • A total of 45 grass root artists from 3 cultural groups have been capacitated to prepare and perform social issue based campaigning.
  • Capacities of 9 CBOs and local cultural organizations in Dhaka Tangail and Joypurhat have been strengthened and a campaign theatre based network has been established.
  • Activities

  • Finalize training module of TOT on Facilitation & Communication
  • TOT on Facilitation & Communication based on cultural approach
  • Script development workshop
  • Finalize 3 scripts on 3 modalities
  • Training on Culture & Development
  • Organize 3 cultural groups at 3 districts
  • Develop theatre/ folk form presentation
  • Conduct 117 cultural events at 3 districts
  • Process documentation of the performance
  • Prepare district wise performance report
  • Monitoring of performance
  • Final workshop on the findings of cultural intervention
  • Project Target & Achievement

    Total Beneficiary= 72340

    Office Location

    Office Address

    Head Office     :

    631/5, West Kazipara, Mirpur-10, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh

    Phone : +88-02-55073530, 55073586, 55073540, 9013659

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