• Promote the rights of children, youth, women, the differently able and marginalized people

  • Develop and foster folk cultural forms and methods to sensitize grassroots people

  • Establish democracy and governance through people’s participation

  • Foster peace and social harmony and maintaining secularism

Rupantar, meaning social transformation, is a non-government organization (NGO) that has been working in the field of development in Bangladesh since 1995 (Learn more..)

Through Rupantar’s method of development communication (community media and folk theatre), the organization has experience of working at whole of Bangladesh (Learn more..)

Rupantar got enrolled and selected as one of the finalists in the Global Pluralism Award in 2019 for the very first time as a Bangladeshi entity

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Rupantar organized the National Preventing / Countering Violent Extremism Conference in Dec’19 with the support of CTTCU of Dhaka metropolitan police, USAID, and UN Organizations.

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Dialogue among Law and Order committee and Peace club members held on 14th March 2021 at City Inn Restaurant and Hotel, Khulna City Corporation

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Rupantar contributing to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

Our Programs

Democracy and
Political Empowerment
Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation
Peace and
Children and
Youth Rights
Popular Media and
Folk Theatre

Development Partners


Last update: 15 August 2023