এ্যাসোসিয়েশন ফর কম্যুনিটি ডেভেলপমেন্ট-এসিডি সম্পর্কে
Founded in 1989 and formally registered in 1990, ACD is a non government organization has been implementing its programs by an integrated approach in view of establishing the rights of the grassroots women and children and promotion of social justice through developing community care support mechanisms.
ACD has evolved as a pioneering organization to holistically address the issue of trafficking in persons, particularly for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation and addresses gender injustice and violence against women and children. ACD aims to make a safe place for women and children to live in by protecting their rights.
ACD’s continuous and close interaction with the vulnerable groups of people and survivors has given tremendous impetus and inspiration to the organization to continue working for its cause. Its incessant endeavour towards fight for justice has received much accolade and appreciation locally. ACD’s goal is to achieve the rights of people, especially the disadvantaged and vulnerable women, adolescent and children at grassroots levels through improving their socio-economic, political and cultural status, ensuring social justice and good governance.
ACD works towards three thematic areas: (i) Human Rights, (ii) Good Governance, and (iii) Sustainable Development and these have always guided the organization in its everyday work.