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29 November 2020
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“I provide psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence”, says Nusrat, a case worker for Women’s Protection and Empowerment in one of the UNFPA-supported health facilities in the... Read more
25 November 2020
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“What we want is a safe space for women, where they can discuss sensitive issues with full confidentiality and no fear of judgement”, says 25-year old midwife, Mowsume Aktar. Mowsume has been working... Read more
24 November 2020
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To mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, we are sharing the story of a woman from Patuakhali District, Bangladesh who was able to put an end to her husband’s domestic abuse by... Read more
13 November 2020
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“I know that this pandemic is very dangerous for all of us, but pregnant women are at exceptionally high risk due to limited access to services. As midwives, we are part of the battle against COVID-... Read more
12 November 2020
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One year ago, a high-level delegation of parliamentarians, academia, civil society and youth from Bangladesh traveled to the Nairobi Summit to re-energize the global movement for the empowerment of... Read more
13 October 2020
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Source: Kanata: The Mentor from Every Mother Counts on Vimeo. --- Kanata graduated top of her class and is now working as a midwife supervisor at HOPE Foundation's health facility inside a Rohingya... Read more
13 October 2020
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In the Nayapara Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar, 8 girls sit in the Adolescents’ Corner of a health facility. Trembling simultaneously with nervousness and excitement, the girls circle around a health... Read more
11 October 2020
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As Bangladesh simultaneously faces multiple intersecting crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters and the Rohingya refugee crisis, girls are at an increased risk of sexual violence,... Read more
7 October 2020
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In the wake of recent rape cases, the United Nations (UN) expresses serious concerns over the increasing violence against women in Bangladesh. These are heinous crimes and grave violations of human... Read more
29 September 2020
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As the whole world tries to cope with the unpredictable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing remains clear: countries around the world must do everything in their power to ensure quality... Read more

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