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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

18 November 2018

USING DATA TO HELP ELIMINATE GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

A new Gender-Based Violence Information Management System will use data to help provide better services for women and girls in the Rohingya refugee camps.   In the Rohingya refugee camps, UNFPA has nineteen Women Friendly Spaces where case managers and case workers help women who have experienced sexual violence or trauma

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