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13 February 2021
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‘When the lockdown started, I couldn't play with my friends anymore. We have been physically distancing and the radio helps me to cope with the unexpected loneliness’ Sofira, a 12-year old girl from... Read more
8 February 2021
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Originally published by UNAIDS, Asia Pacific Warm smiles greet Lily as she approaches her first stop of the day—one of the 11 brothels scattered across the country that Lily, the President of the... Read more
26 January 2021
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Tuesday, 26th January 2021 - Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) of the Government of... Read more
21 January 2021
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“It was a traumatic experience and I do not want it to ever happen again. My mind is still haunted by it.” Rasheda Begum, a 25-year old woman from the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, can barely... Read more
10 January 2021
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In May 2020, residents of the coastal districts of Bangladesh suffered enormous damage due to the super cyclone Amphan. The natural disaster affected 2.6 million people in 19 districts across... Read more
13 December 2020
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No matter where natural disasters occur, they foremostly affect the most vulnerable. Floods in Bangladesh are no exception. Each year when the monsoon season begins, its effect is evident on people’s... Read more
10 December 2020
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Art has therapeutic qualities that can lead to positive health outcomes. Engaging in creative expression can be particularly helpful for vulnerable groups, who seek to find peace and happiness... Read more
6 December 2020
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Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, resilient, strong and courageous Rohingya women in the camps of Cox’s Bazar have not lost hope for a better future.  In September 2020, after the UNFPA-... Read more
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

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