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7 March 2019

CELEBRATING International Women’s Day - UNFPA invited other organizations to a fair exhibiting their activities

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

| A Decade of Serving Humanity |

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

UN Team Visit Tangail Brothel as a Part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender-Based Violence

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

16 Days of Activism

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
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. 

New Office Inaugurated in Bandarban for Ensuring Comprehensive Sexual Reproductive Health

  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
Solution Mela - A Part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign in Bangladesh

"Solution Fair" - Exhibiting actions against gender-based violence 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

300 School Girls observed UN Day for the first time in Bandarban

   “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


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

International Day of the Girl Child

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

8 October 2018

Thank you Iori and Welcome Eiko

We thank Mr. Iori Kato for more than four years service with UNFPA Bangladesh as Deputy Representative, and serving as Representative a.i. in 2017, and led the launch of UNFPA Bangladesh’s... Read more