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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

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

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

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

UNFPA's Volunteers honoured on International Volunteer Day

Four UN Volunteers from UNFPA were honoured for their contributions to community development in Bangladesh during ceremony held on International... Read more

20 December 2021

UNFPA’s life skills education inspires adolescent girls to say no to child marriage

After attending UNFPA’s life skills education classes, 18-year old Tahiya felt empowered to stop the marriage of her best friend

22 November 2021

Maisha’s story of standing up to sexual harassment

By reporting the sexual coercion she was facing to the police, 18-year old Maisha from Mymensingh District was able to stand up to sexual harassment

18 November 2021

UNFPA advocates for enhanced urban sustainability through good population density practices

On November 17, UNFPA and the General Economics Division of the Government of Bangladesh organized a policy dialogue on ‘Urban Sustainability through... Read more

14 November 2021
Press Release

UNFPA and the British High Commission observe the Government’s vaccination drive at Hurdco International School

To increase the country’s COVID-19 vaccine coverage, the Government of Bangladesh has begun a vaccination drive of children between the ages of 12... Read more

9 November 2021

Midwives bring hope to women on St. Martin’s Island

Two UNFPA-supported midwives have been deployed to protect the lives of pregnant mothers on St. Martin's island