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13 November 2022
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Climate Crisis and Upholding Rights of Women and Girls in Bangladesh

Climate Crisis and Upholding Rights of Women and Girls in Bangladesh

To raise awareness on the impact of the climate crisis on women and girls, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Australian High... Read more

6 November 2022
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কক্সবাজারে দুই বছরে ৪৫টি ইউনিয়ন স্বাস্থ্য ও পরিবার কল্যাণ কেন্দ্রে প্রাতিষ্ঠানিক ডেলিভারি বেড়েছে ৭৫%

বিশ্বব্যাংকের অর্থায়নে স্বাস্থ্য ও পরিবার কল্যাণ মন্ত্রণালয়ের সহায়তায় হেলথ ও জেন্ডার সাপোর্ট প্রজেক্ট বাস্তবায়নে সহায়তা করছে ইউএনএফপিএ বাংলাদেশ ।... Read more

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

18 September 2022
Press Release
Knowledge Sharing Event on child marriage during COVID-19 pandemic and menstrual health management in urban slums held at InterC

Knowledge Sharing Event on child marriage during COVID-19 pandemic and menstrual health management in urban slums held at InterContinental Dhaka

[Dhaka, 18 September 2022]: Knowledge Sharing Event on child marriage in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and menstrual health management in... Read more

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
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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
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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

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