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7 March 2019
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UNFPA/WFP launch a new partnership in Bangladesh: Women-Led Community Centres at Rohingya refugee camps
UNFPA/WFP launch a new partnership in Bangladesh: Women-Led Community Centres at Rohingya refugee camps   Cox’s Bazar, March 5, 2019 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United... Read more
7 March 2019
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CELEBRATING International Women’s Day     Rokeya, age 14, has 6 sisters and 3 brothers. She takes part in activities at the Women-Led Community Centre (WLLC) in the Unchiprang refugee camp, southern... Read more
25 January 2019
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UNFPA recognized Mr. Ahasan Uddin Bhuiyan Abir, the Information Technology (IT) Officer of the Bangladesh Country Office (CO), for his decade-long dedicated service, during an all staff meeting on... Read more
24 December 2018
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According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2015-2016[1], an estimated 102,260 female sex workers (FSWs) exist in the sex industry. Approximately, around 5000 female sex workers are... Read more
13 December 2018
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Across the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, UNFPA and its partners coordinated activities as part of the UN's 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. With support from donors and... Read more
2 December 2018
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UNFPA will provide technical support to the Government of Bangladesh to collectively achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), increasing institutional delivery and reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, thereby, ensuring no one left behind from comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. 
  Bandarban, with over 14 ethnic communities and a myriad of flora and fauna, undoubtedly makes for one of the most beautiful and biodiverse regions of Bangladesh. However, due to its remoteness and... Read more
1 December 2018
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Solution Mela - A Part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign in Bangladesh
  A Bangladeshi woman’s marriage aspirations and excitement fades away faster than the mehndi in her hands. Not for all, but definitely for most! The reason is loud and clear: Our Patriarchal Society... Read more
20 November 2018
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   “We want to see a greener, safer and more secure Bandarban! We hope for a contemporary women-friendly hospital, telemedicine and a university in the near future.” This is what one of the students... Read more
18 November 2018
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A new Gender-Based Violence Information Management System will use data to help provide better services for women and girls in the Rohingya refugee camps.   In the Rohingya refugee camps, UNFPA has... Read more
11 October 2018
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By Dr Asa Torkelsson, Country Representative, UNFPA Bangladesh Today is International Day of the Girl Child. There is much to celebrate - right around the world, more and more girls have more rights... Read more

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