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11 July 2021
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Each year on July 11, in order to raise awareness of global population issues, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day. This year, in the context of COVID-19, the theme of the day is “Rights and... Read more
20 June 2021
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“The radio sessions give me an opportunity to learn necessary life-skills and about issues such as gender identity, conflict resolution, gender based violence, COVID19 and so on. Like me, many of my... Read more
20 June 2021
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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Kawser and Mohammed met in a Rohingya camp here in 2018 after being forced to flee their homes in Myanmar. “She had seen me with my siblings and my mother, whereas I got to... Read more
10 June 2021
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(Dhaka, 10 June 2021): As a nation-wide lockdown continues in Bangladesh for a third straight month, there are concerns that access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health services is being... Read more
27 May 2021
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“Amidst the unstable conditions that we are living in, coming to the Women-Led Community Center gives us the opportunity to invest our time, energy and skills into a productive activity that can... Read more
27 May 2021
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Arifa Akter* is a 12-year-old girl from Ukhia District near the Rohingya camps of Cox’s Bazar. Since the age of 7, Arifa has been diagnosed with a hearing and speaking impairment, which seriously... Read more
24 May 2021
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Despite being both curable and preventable, obstetric fistula continues to be a severe threat to the health of women and girls across Bangladesh.  What often makes the experience of having fistula... Read more
11 May 2021
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The largest group of health workers in the world, nurses, form the backbone of health systems everywhere. That is why each year on May 12, the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence... Read more
10 May 2021
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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hampered the ability of UN officials to travel around the world to engage with communities UN agencies support through their work in all parts of the globe. This is... Read more
5 May 2021
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“We are working hard to turn midwifery into a highly-valued profession in Bangladesh that provides employment opportunities for women around the country,” declares Stephanie Marriott, one of UNFPA’s... Read more

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