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4 August 2020
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Originally published by UNDP Bangladesh here. -- As the country battles the Covid-19 pandemic, women are having to battle a multitude of issues, starting from gender-based violence and... Read more
23 July 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic poses uniquely difficult challenges for Bangladesh given the country’s high population density, fragile health system, and low awareness of preventing virus transmission at... Read more
11 July 2020
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11 July 2020 (Dhaka, Bangladesh): The COVID-19 pandemic is having a staggering toll on people, communities and economies around the world. It is affecting the lives of women and girls by increasing... Read more
30 June 2020
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30 June 2020, Bangladesh –  Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more
28 June 2020
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28 June 2020, Dhaka, Bangladesh - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the delivery of sexual and reproductive health services in Bangladesh, including those related maternal and child... Read more
16 June 2020
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The Australian Government and UNFPA are supporting the Government of Bangladesh in strengthening the provision of life-saving services for women and girls. Through the partnership, UNFPA will install... Read more
9 June 2020
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(Dhaka, 9 June 2020) - As governments around the world are encouraging their citizens to stay home to halt the spread of COVID19, it is crucial for us to remember that for some, home may not be a... Read more
7 June 2020
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(Dhaka, 7 June 2020): In emergency situations, women and girls are often at higher risk of violence, and their sexual and reproductive health needs are often overlooked. Not being able to use... Read more
24 May 2020
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My name is Shima. I am 31 and I live in a very small village in Chatkhil Upazila in Noakhali District. I am a housewife, and I come from a poor family. Like many other pregnant mothers in our area, I... Read more
5 May 2020
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Dhaka, 5 May 2020 – Governments around the world are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Bangladesh, strengthening of health systems is of utmost priority,... Read more

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