ACD works in view of community development with a philosophy of mainstreaming gender equality, social justice and good governance.
To achieve the rights of people, especially the disadvantaged and vulnerable women, adolescent and children at grassroots levels through improving their socioeconomic, political and cultural status, ensuring social justice and good governance.
Vision: An equity-based democratic and sustainable society which provides human rights, mainstream gender equality, ensure social justice, good governance and sustainable development.
1) Anti Slavery International Award in 2001
2) UN-HABITAT Regional Office for Asia and Pacific award on ‘Gender and Rights-Responsive Sustainable Cities in Asia and the Pacific’ 2008