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11 October 2021

তাহিয়ার সাফল্যঃ বন্ধু শিলার বিয়ে বন্ধ করে দুজনেই একসাথে স্কুলে যেতে পারছে

কোভিড-১৯ অতিমারির সময়ে অনেক মেয়েরই বিয়ে হয়ে গেল, কেড়ে নিল কত জীবনের স্বপ্ন! তাহিয়ার বন্ধু শিলা একজন মেধাবী ছাত্রী। সে ক্লাসে সবসময়ই প্রথম ১০ এর... Read more

9 September 2021

4 years since the Rohingya refugee influx, UNFPA remains committed to supporting women and girls in Cox's Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 9 September 2021 – August 2021 marked four years since almost a million Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh from neighbouring Myanmar, settling in a broad network of refugee... Read more

7 September 2021

Strengthening health and gender services in Cox’s Bazar district with US$38.8 million through World Bank financing

Cox’s Bazar is one of the most left behind districts in comparison with national indicators on health and nutrition across Bangladesh. High infant mortality, high fertility rates, and increased... Read more

26 August 2021

UNFPA and KOICA collaborate to address menstrual hygiene in Cox’s Bazar

Accessing knowledge on menstrual hygiene management continues to challenge women and girls in Bangladesh. Difficulty to purchase proper menstrual hygiene products, lack of adequate sanitary... Read more

19 August 2021

Transforming education for adolescents and youth in the Rohingya camps, one micro-garden at a time

In a context of limited space and educational opportunities, micro-gardening provides an opportunity for adolescents in the Rohingya camps to develop... Read more

12 August 2021

Empowering the youth of Bangladesh to be agents of change for food security

In this joint International Youth Day op-ed by UN Resident Coordinator and heads of UN agencies in Bangladesh, we discuss our efforts to make youth... Read more

8 August 2021

UNFPA and France collaborate for the first time in Bangladesh to address gender-based violence

Despite achieving massive advances in gender equality over the past decades, gender-based violence continues to be a serious threat to the health and wellbeing of women and girls across Bangladesh. ... Read more

4 August 2021

UNFPA midwife performs a miraculous boat delivery in Bandarban

“I try to provide maximum support to all the patients, but they live in such remote places that even if they come for one visit they may not be able to come for their next appointment. Patients often... Read more

26 July 2021

Members of Bangladesh Parliament and adolescents from Sundarganj Upazila discuss issues facing youth during COVID-19

On June 20, the SPCPD project of the Bangladesh Parliament organized a local level consultation on preventing child marriage and protecting... Read more

11 July 2021

UNFPA Representative's message for World Population Day 2021

Each year on July 11, in order to raise awareness of global population issues, UNFPA celebrates World Population Day. This year, in the context of COVID-19, the theme of the day is “Rights and... Read more