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24 March 2022
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UNFPA and Islamic Development Bank to Create a Digital Platform for Health Information and Services in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24 March 2022 - As a result of extended school closures and restricted availability of and access to adolescent-friendly health services, adolescents’ and young people’s access to... Read more

8 March 2022
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Preventing child marriages through climate action

“In my village, people think about girls in a very traditional way. Whenever a family has problems with money, the first thing they think about is stopping their daughter’s education and marrying her... Read more

8 March 2022
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Engaging Rohingya girls in climate action through art

"The Earth and her children are suffering, because we continue to hurt her. The Earth is also thinking about the future, about the education of her children. The Earth needs to be green, healthy and... Read more

6 March 2022
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UNFPA and the Embassy of Sweden pay a visit to midwives and midwifery students in Dhaka

With contributions amounting to 127 million Swedish kronor (approx. 15.5 million USD) between 2017-2022, Sweden has been a key supporter of UNFPA’s and the Bangladesh Government’s efforts to improve... Read more

13 February 2022
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Growing Hearts

UNFPA reaches out to the most vulnerable people on the planet, including people with disabilities. Here are some stories on why they find relief, peace and happiness in attending sessions and being... Read more

10 February 2022
Press Release

UNFPA helps open a new Women Friendly Space in the Rohingya camps

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 8 February 2022 - Supported by LGED (Local Government Engineering Department) of the Government of Bangladesh, generously funded by the World Bank and implemented by Mukti... Read more

23 January 2022
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Men, Leading by Example in preventing gender-based violence

From left: Nour Mohammed, Mohammed Zubair and Nourul Amin, SASA! Together with community activists in the Rohingya refugee camps UNFPA Bangladesh/Fahima Tajrin “Being a community Activist means... Read more

2 January 2022
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Celebrating 2021 Family Planning Week in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar

A counselling session with patients inside the health facility at camp 4 extension about the available modern family planning methods  Access to safe, voluntary Family Planning is a human right.... Read more

22 December 2021
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From Women’s rights to Human rights: Highlights of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence in Cox’s Bazar

Each year between 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) and 10 December (Human Rights Day), the world comes together to demand a safer world for women and... Read more

21 December 2021
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UNFPA's Volunteers honoured on International Volunteer Day

Each year on 5 December, the world celebrates International Volunteer Day by recognizing the contributions of volunteers to the global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This year... Read more

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