As a coalition of over 1,000 female lawyers – Bangladesh National Woman Lawyers Association (BNWLA) – is an important organisation in the field of women’s and children’s rights in Bangladesh. They provide access to justice for disadvantaged women and children and lobby the government for better laws and policies. BNWLA also operate a shelter in Gazipur for women and children that have escaped sexual exploitation and violence. The entire shelter is funded by Free a Girl.