Awaj Foundation is one of the largest legal aid providers in Bangladesh. To date, legal support has been provided to around 16,000 workers across the country. Over 8,000 of these complaints have been resolved through arbitration. Awaj has also filed 6,862 cases to the labour court.
Through Awaj’s support, workers have been able to recover Tk. 18,91,38,026 (Over 2,260,000 USD) in back pay, severance pay and other benefits that were unjustly denied to them by employers.
To date, Awaj Foundation has helped workers recover over 2,260,000 USD in back pay, severance pay and other benefits.
Awaj not only supports workers in workplace disputes, it also provides legal advice and services for family law issues and other personal legal needs of workers (as far as our resources allow).