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20 June 2021
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Leading the way to help Rohingya adolescents heal, learn and shine again

“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

10 June 2021
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Sweden continues its support to UNFPA’s COVID-19 response with a new grant

(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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Rohingya women produce reusable sanitary pads in Cox’s Bazar

“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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Accompanying girls on the journey to womanhood

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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Rebuilding the lives of fistula survivors through skills training

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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UNFPA Representative's message for International Nurses Day

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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UN Emergency Relief Coordinator pays a virtual visit to Bangladesh

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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UNFPA Representative's message for International Day of the Midwife

Each year on May 5, we celebrate the International Day of Midwives, paying our particular respects to this dignified professional cadre. This year, the International Confederation of Midwives has... Read more

5 May 2021
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Celebrating midwifery mentoring in Cox’s Bazar

“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

28 April 2021
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Preparing for a rainy day in Kurigram District

“When our village flooded last year, the waterline in our house was sometimes above our waistlines. Luckily we had made preparations by elevating the bed in our house as high as we could. At one... Read more

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