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25 April 2019
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Obstetric Fistula (OF) is probably the most tragic childbirth injury confronting women in Bangladesh. OF is caused by untreated, obstructed and prolonged labour which creates a hole between the birth... Read more
18 April 2019
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UNFPA Bangladesh officially launched the State of World Population 2019 report in Dhaka on Wednesday, April 17
From 1969, the time when the United Nations Population Fund began operations, to 2019, the world has come a long way in terms of sexual and reproductive health and rights of people, focusing on women... Read more
4 April 2019
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No one plans to give birth in a refugee camp, but women’s reproductive health needs don’t stop in a crisis. Last year, experts estimated a staggering 34 million women of reproductive age were... Read more
25 March 2019
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Bangladesh government signs agreement with four UN Agencies   The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) of the Bangladesh Government and four United Nations (UN) agencies signed a US$ 35... Read more
20 March 2019
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For a country with an almost equal number of women and men in the population, the women empowerment agenda is a hopeless fight in Bangladesh without the engagement of men. The sooner the... Read more
7 March 2019
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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
7 March 2019
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UNFPA/WFP launch a new partnership in Bangladesh: Women-Led Community Centres at Rohingya refugee camps
UNFPA/WFP launch a new partnership in Bangladesh: Women-Led Community Centres at Rohingya refugee camps   Cox’s Bazar, March 5, 2019 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United... Read more
25 January 2019
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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
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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
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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

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