Ensuring rights and choices for all


25 January 2019

UNFPA Recognizes Mr. Ahasan Uddin Bhuiyan Abir for his Decade-long Service

Dr. Asa Torkelsson, UNFPA Representative in Bangladesh, congratulated Mr. Abir on his achievement and thanked him for his valuable contribution to the Fund. The Representative then handed over the Certificate of...

24 December 2018

UN Team Visit Tangail Brothel as a Part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2015-2016[1], an estimated 102,260 female sex workers (FSWs) exist in the sex industry. Approximately, around 5000 female sex workers are living in 11 existing brothels in the country. In the year 2000, The Bangladesh High Court ruled that ‘prostitution’ as a livelihood is

13 December 2018

16 Days of Activism

Across the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, UNFPA and its partners coordinated activities as part of the UN's 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. With support from donors and partners Action Aid Bangladesh and GUK, a football tournament was organised with teams representing each of the camps. The football



This month attention was focused on the Rohingya crisis as the Governments of Myanmar...
The rains returned heavily after 23 July with more than 463mm of accumlated rain, nearly...

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