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26 September 2022
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A child bride from Bangladesh is now advocating for Gender norms change to end Gender Based Violence in her community

A child bride from Bangladesh is now advocating for Gender norms change to end Gender Based Violence in her community

A child bride from Bangladesh is now advocating for Gender norms change to end Gender Based Violence in her community

14 September 2022
Press Release
The workshop created a renewed enthusiasm among all stakeholders to accelerate the realization of the 3 zeroes agenda.

Call for overcoming ‘last mile’ challenges in realizing ICPD 3 Zeroes agenda at PPRC-UNFPA workshop

A multi-stakeholder workshop has been arranged on Wednesday, 14 September 2022 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) by Power and... Read more

19 August 2022
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Hazera Akther did not let her pregnancy stop her from performing her duty amidst the crisis

Pregnant midwife saves lives during Sylhet floods

Midwife Hazera Akther was pregnant, when a flood hit Sunamganj District last June. Despite her personal hardships, she continued to save the lives of... Read more

19 August 2022
News
Like thousands of other pregnant mothers in Bangladesh, Sujiya went through extreme hardships when floods hit her district this

Surviving a flood as a pregnant mother

The story of how 18-year-old Sujiya survived the last month of her pregnancy amidst the floods that devastated her district this summer

17 August 2022
Press Release
The project marks the first time UNFPA and Switzerland have collaborated in Bangladesh

UNFPA and Switzerland join hands to address mental health challenges in the Rohingya camps and host communities

UNFPA and Switzerland launch a project to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support services in Cox's Bazar

12 August 2022
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Despite their father's low income, Riya Akther and his 4 sisters have never had to worry about their menstrual hygiene

Ensuring menstrual hygiene with intergenerational solidarity

Story of a father's commitment to ensuring the menstrual hygiene of his 5 daughters

3 August 2022
News
The meeting was held at the Ministry of Planning in Dhaka

UNFPA Representative meets with the Minister of Planning

On 2 August, UNFPA's new Country Representative met with the Minister of Planning, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, for the first time

21 July 2022
Statement

Message of UNFPA Representative for World Population Day

Each year on 11 July, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day to draw attention to the most important population trends around the globe. This year’s celebrations are special as the global population... Read more

11 July 2022
Statement

UNFPA Country Representative's message for World Population Day 2022

“A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future - Harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices for all” Each year on 11 July, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day to draw attention to... Read more

4 July 2022
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An Adolescent and Youth center was opened in camp 13 in Cox's Bazar

UNFPA and KOICA open a new Adolescent and Youth Center in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar

Monday, 4 July, 2022 - Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: As part of their “Project for Improving Menstrual Health Management of Adolescent Girls and Women in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh”, the United Nations... Read more

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