SUPRO National Convention 2011 was held on December 31, 2011 at LGED-RDEC Hall Room at LGED Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka where representatives from networking members of SUPRO, prominent civil society representatives and representatives from different media were present. The focus of the convention was on sharing experience, achievements, challenges, and opportunities of SUPRO’s country wide activities and on celebrating SUPRO’s 10 years journey.
SUPRO organized a Human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka at 11.00 am on 10 December 2011, along with its alliance partners of Dhaka Campaign Group to mark the International Human Rights Day 2011. In the human chain speakers stated that the word “Human Rights” refers to "the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. Examples of rights and freedoms which are often thought of as human rights include civil and political rights, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of expression, and equality before the law; and social, cultural and economic rights, including the right to participate in culture, the right to work, and the right to education.
Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material property or money or destitution refers to being unable to afford basic human needs which commonly includes, nutrition health care education clothing and shelter. Relative poverty refers to lacking a usual or socially acceptable level of resources or income as compared with others within a society or country. Poverty is usually measured as either absolute or relative poverty (the latter being actually an index of income inequality). Absolute poverty refers to a set standard which is consistent over time and between countries.