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18 April 2021

Counseling youth amidst COVID-19

“The most satisfying part of my job is interacting with young people and helping them overcome the challenges they face during puberty. It makes me feel so proud of myself!”, says Mira*.  Mira is a... Read more

12 April 2021

Protecting women in remote communities across Cox's Bazar District

“I have seen lots of violence against women here. What often happens is that a girl and a boy get intimate and a girl gets pregnant. If the boy’s family accepts the girl after the child is born, they... Read more

6 April 2021

Young volunteers shed light on communities hit by natural disasters

“Visiting a site of a natural disaster is difficult, because you can truly feel the misery of the people affected by it. Documenting such a site, however, is even more challenging and heartbreaking... Read more

8 March 2021

UNFPA celebrates female leadership on International Women's Day

This International Womens Day, together with the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs, UNFPA partnered with Ain o Salish Kendra and Dhaka Tribune, with support from the Embassy of the Netherlands in... Read more

7 March 2021

Resilient women, resilient minds

Times of crises have a tendency of highlighting the importance of traditionally female-dominated professions. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has not been an exception to this, as millions of female... Read more

24 February 2021

UNFPA celebrates Valentine's Day with a quiz on healthy relationships

Gender equality cannot be achieved in the public sphere unless it is also achieved in people's private lives. This is why UNFPA always tries to promote the building blocks that go into making a... Read more

13 February 2021

Sending positive signals amidst the pandemic

‘When the lockdown started, I couldn't play with my friends anymore. We have been physically distancing and the radio helps me to cope with the unexpected loneliness’ Sofira, a 12-year old girl from... Read more

8 February 2021

Vulnerability mapping to help sex workers in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Originally published by UNAIDS, Asia Pacific Warm smiles greet Lily as she approaches her first stop of the day—one of the 11 brothels scattered across the country that Lily, the President of the... Read more

26 January 2021

UNFPA opens new Women Friendly Space for host community in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Tuesday, 26th January 2021 - Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) of the Government of... Read more

21 January 2021

Innovative solutions in Cox’s Bazar for safer deliveries during COVID-19

“It was a traumatic experience and I do not want it to ever happen again. My mind is still haunted by it.” Rasheda Begum, a 25-year old woman from the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, can barely... Read more