• Gender-Diverse Population Working Group

The Gender Diverse Population Working Group covers 33 Rohingya camps, including the Transit Centre, besides areas in the host community in Cox’s Bazar; Nhila Union; Palong Khali, Whykong and Raja Palong Union.

The Working Group focus on delivering technical guidance to all organizations working within the Rohingya Response to increase internal capacities concerning the protection of members of the gender-diverse population living in Bangladesh, identify their main needs, and offer an adequate and timely response. Main areas of activities of the Gender Diverse Population Working Group are:

a) Prevention/Outreach & awareness-raising campaigns
b) Integrated protection and multi-sectorial Response
c) Capacity building and technical support
d) Risk Mitigation and Gender Mainstreaming

Strategy Documents

Technical Guidance



GDPWG Chair: Bandhu


GDPWG Members: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Women, International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), World Health Organization (WHO), UNFPA, UNDP, World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF, World Vision, Care Bangladesh, Save The Children, Legal Action Worldwide (LAW), Humanity and Inclusion (HI), Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), ActionAid Bangladesh, Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Centre for Disability in Development (CDD), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mukti Cox’s Bazar and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).


Meeting Minutes


Shale Ahmed
Executive Director & Chair of GDPWG
Bandhu Social Welfare Society
Email: [email protected]

Gabriela Cunha Ferraz
GBV Officer / PSEA Focal Point
Co-Chair of GDPWG
Mobile: +88-01847-327295
Email: [email protected]

Md. Nazmul Haque
Bandhu Social Welfare Society
Program Specialist / PSEA Focal Point (Cox’s Bazar)
Coordinator of GDPWG
Mobile: +88-01718-573574
Email: [email protected]