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27 October 2017
Press Release
Swedish Ambassador and UNFPA Bangladesh Acting Representative sign grant agreement
26 October 2017, Dhaka – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Bangladesh, and Sweden, represented by Sida, signed a landmark grant agreement, launching the “Strengthening Midwifery-led... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
The State of World Population 2017: Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns   • Only about... Read more
12 October 2017
News
Veronica Pedrosa is with UNFPA's humanitarian response team in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.  Enter with respect and curiosity, and you will be richly rewarded, but only if you’re a woman.  Sorry men, but... Read more
11 October 2017
News
Published 11 October 2017 on the International Day of the Girl, poignant stories from the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh Veronica Pedrosa is part of UNFPA's humanitarian response team in Cox's... Read more
12 September 2017
Press Release
A Rohingya woman receives a UNFPA Dignity Kit with clothing and personal hygiene items
US$ 13 million urgently needed to meet rapidly growing needs amid a massive humanitarian crisis 12 September 2017, Dhaka - As thousands upon thousands of desperate Rohingya civilians continue to... Read more
30 August 2017
News
28 August 2017 - UNFPA Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat jointly organized a local-level consultation meeting at Pirganj Upazila of Rangpur District on "Reducing Maternal Mortality... Read more
24 July 2017
News
Generation Breakthrough is UNFPA’s flagship project on adolescents and youth. Started in 2012 with generous support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the project engages around 140... Read more
24 July 2017
News
After three days of labour pain, Zobayeda discovers her baby has died.  “I got married when I was 16 and soon became pregnant. When I started experiencing pain, the dai traditional birth attendant... Read more
12 July 2017
Written by Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA's Asia-Pacific Regional Director, this article was originally published by the World Economic Forum.  Nestled in a remote forest near the border with Vietnam, the... Read more
11 July 2017
Press Release
Bangkok, July 11, 2017 – Family planning is not only a fundamental human right that empowers individuals, especially women and girls, and helps save the lives of women and newborns, it is vital to... Read more

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