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21 July 2022
Statement

Message of UNFPA Representative for World Population Day

Each year on 11 July, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day to draw attention to the most important population trends around the globe. This year’s celebrations are special as the global population... Read more

11 July 2022
Statement

UNFPA Country Representative's message for World Population Day 2022

“A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future - Harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices for all” Each year on 11 July, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day to draw attention to... Read more

4 July 2022
News
An Adolescent and Youth center was opened in camp 13 in Cox's Bazar

UNFPA and KOICA open a new Adolescent and Youth Center in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar

Monday, 4 July, 2022 - Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: As part of their “Project for Improving Menstrual Health Management of Adolescent Girls and Women in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh”, the United Nations... Read more

4 July 2022
News
আলো, বিদ্যুৎ, নেটওয়ার্কবিহীন পরিস্থিতিতে মিডওয়াইফদের মাধ্যমে প্রসব সহায়তা করা হয়েছে ৪৫ জন শিশুকে।

আলো, বিদ্যুৎ, নেটওয়ার্কবিহীন পরিস্থিতিতে মিডওয়াইফদের মাধ্যমে প্রসব সহায়তা করা হয়েছে ৪৫ জন শিশুকে।

জুনের মাঝামাঝি সময়ে সুনামগঞ্জের বন্যা পরিস্থিতি বিপদসীমার নাগালের বাইরে চলে গেলে অল্প সময়ের মাঝেই মানুষ, গবাদিপশু, ঘরবাড়িসহ প্রয়োজনীয় সব কিছু... Read more

21 June 2022
Press Release
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Kristine Blokhus assumes her role as the new UNFPA Country Representative in Bangladesh

14 June 2022 – Ms. Kristine Blokhus has assumed her role as the new UNFPA Country Representative in Bangladesh, succeeding Dr. Asa Torkelsson.  Ms. Blokhus, who is a national of Norway, brings over... Read more

21 June 2022
Press Release
25 local media professionals participated in the workshop

UNFPA hosts a training on son preference and undervaluing of women and girls for media professionals in Bangladesh

Gazipur, Bangladesh, June 21, 2022 – On 20-21 June 2022, UNFPA and Concerned Women For Family Development (CWFD) jointly hosted an orientation workshop on positive media portrayals of women and girls... Read more

15 June 2022
News
UNFPA's new Adolescent and Youth centers will provide Rohingya youth with a variety of services

Safe spaces help Rohingya youth and adolescenta become future makers

This year, the theme of World Refugee Day is “Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety.” The theme could not be more relevant in the context of Bangladesh, which has served... Read more

5 June 2022
News
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Enhancing responsible sexual and reproductive health practices among pharmacists in Bogura and Bagerhat

Due to lack of resources or limited access to health facilities, a significant proportion of the population of Bangladesh relies on pharmacists for medical counseling. Although Bangladeshi law... Read more

28 May 2022
News
UNFPA is utilizing blockchain technology to improve urban women and girls' access to menstrual hygiene products in Dhaka

UNFPA’s new “Building Blocks” initiative seeks to improve menstrual health in Dhaka slums

”In my village, many people think that menstruation is something dirty. They think a woman should be isolated for three days or not be allowed into the kitchen during their period. In the cities,... Read more

23 May 2022
News
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How Momina survived fistula as an adolescent girl

“I was only 13 years old when I got married. At that age, I knew nothing about adolescent health or the risks of adolescent pregnancy. I could not have expected how my first pregnancy could change my... Read more

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