753 Mehedibag, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Promoting Social Engagement through Cultural Initiatives for Protective Environment (PSCIPE)

Promoting Social Engagement through Cultural Initiatives for Protective Environment (PSCIPE)

Introduction :

BITA has been implementing “Promoting Social Engagement through Cultural Initiatives for Protective Environment (PSCIPE)” project in 23 Rohingya camps during 10 June 2018 to 9 June 2019 period in support with UNICEF. The project emphasizes continuing adolescents engagement in expanded form and increase community mobilization on child protection and GBV issues based on accomplishments of the previous ‘Promoting psychosocial wellbeing through cultural initiatives for protecting Rohingya adolescents from abuse, exploitation and GBV’ project supported by UNICEF during Dec’17 to March’ 18 in 3 Rohingya camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh.


By 2020, national and subnational child protection systems have the technical, management and financial capacities to provide high-quality services and protection against violence to girls and boys, including children with disabilities and children in hard-to-reach areas, urban and in emergency and non-emergency situations

JRP Protection Objective 4:

Support system strengthening and social cohesion within refugee and host communities

JRP Protection Objective 6:

Improve access to quality child protection services and psychosocial activities for girls and boys with protection concerns and who are at risk including unaccompanied and separated children

Expected programme outputs

Programme Output 1:

Increased participation of adolescent girls and boys through cultural and social interaction initiatives to build community resilience and support system to prevent and respond child protection, GBV and other community issues.

Programme Output 2:

Enhanced capacity of communities and families to care their children and identify and encourage existing positive coping mechanism

Programme Output 3:

Increased communities’ knowledge and understanding on child protection measures through uses and applications of social communication


12 months (10 June 2018 to 9 June 2019)

Geographical coverage:

23 Rohingya camps under Ukhiya ( camp 1E, 1W, 2E, 2W, 3, 4, 8E, 9,10,11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 20E) and Teknaf ( camp 22, 23, 24) upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh

09 June 2019

Direct participants: 16,105 adolescent girls and boys, CBCPC, parents, religious leaders, community people and 100650 people will be covered as indirect participants

Program Activities:

Sl #



Number of beneficiaries




1.1 Review and update existing Theatre for Development module considering context of Rohingya response

1 no

Through involvement of BITA Core Team


1.2 Develop drama scripts for community radio on child protection and GBV issues

1 no

6 persons

3 days exercise


1.3 Identify and conduct training for 105 mentors

7 batch

105 persons

5 days training


1.4 Formation and orientation of 105 adolescents Socio-Cultural Action groups

105 no

2625 adolescents

Through meeting


1.5 Organize training for 105 Socio-Cultural Action groups on leadership, group management and communication

105 batch

2625 adolescents


1.6 Organize preparatory sessions of 105 TfD productions at community level through engaging adolescents from issue analysis to production making

1260 no

2625 adolescents


1.7 Conduct drama followed by community dialogue immediately to stimulate community to determine action-points for child protection

315 no

47250 community people

Indirect participants


1.8 Organize meeting of 105 Socio-Cultural Action groups to develop plan, review, re-plan and knowledge sharing for involvement into community-based child protection mechanisms including other social actions

630 no

2625 adolescents

6 meetings/ group


2.1 Develop community action plans to respond to identified community level needs

237 no

3555 persons


2.2 Organize awareness sessions with parents for better understanding and inclination to provide parental care and support to children and adolescents

640 sessions

3840 parents


2.3 Orientation for Religious leaders on code of conduct on child safeguarding and GBV reflecting their views and interpretations including social roles for creating protective environment engaging positive religious leaders

8 no

160 religious leaders



2.4 Organize deliberations on child protection concerns at mosques by religious leaders

80 no

4000 community people


2.5 Organize bi-monthly meeting of CBCPC to implement and update the community action plans and monitor implementation

948 no

3555 persons


2.6 Organize settlement-based Community Assembly to call for robust social cohesion, community initiatives and integrated cooperation based on the outcomes of theatre performances

8 no

1600 persons


2.7 Carry out community disaster prepared through Mock drill/simulation exercise

237 no

47400 community people

5 days including Mock drill


3.1 Organize meeting with C4D UNICEF partners to link community radio in order to broadcast adolescents creative presentation and messages

4 no

15 persons


3.2 Organize preparatory activities of production making and recording for community radio and listening by community people

7 no

70 persons


3.3 Orientation for UNICEF child protection partner staffs on interactive communication, facilitation skills, IPT and code of conduct on child safeguarding

2 batch

50 persons

3 days long


3.4 Inception meeting at settlement level to build linkage, coordination and cooperative environment

8 no

320 persons


3.5 Quarterly experience sharing and networking meeting with UNICEF child protection partners including other psychosocial service providers

24 no

120 persons


3.6 Staff orientation on program concepts and methodologies including techniques of identifying needs of services for referral

1 no

52 persons

3 days orientation


3.7 Staff coordination meeting

11 no

54 persons


3.8 Set up block level child protection service mapping (Quarterly reviewing)

84 no


3.9 Communication materials ( poster/flyer) for massively publicize of child protection messages

1 no

15000 community people


3.10 Conduct survey to gather community perception and results

1 no