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13 October 2020
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Paving a safe road to motherhood for young Rohingya mothers

In the Nayapara Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar, 8 girls sit in the Adolescents’ Corner of a health facility. Trembling simultaneously with nervousness and excitement, the girls circle around a health... Read more

13 October 2020
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Kanata: Midwife Mentor

Source: Kanata: The Mentor from Every Mother Counts on Vimeo. --- Kanata graduated top of her class and is now working as a midwife supervisor at HOPE Foundation's health facility inside a Rohingya... Read more

11 October 2020
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Safeguarding girls during times of crises

As Bangladesh simultaneously faces multiple intersecting crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters and the Rohingya refugee crisis, girls are at an increased risk of sexual violence,... Read more

7 October 2020
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Statement by UN in Bangladesh: 7 October 2020

In the wake of recent rape cases, the United Nations (UN) expresses serious concerns over the increasing violence against women in Bangladesh. These are heinous crimes and grave violations of human... Read more

29 September 2020
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Clinicians from Dhaka and Chattogram receive health facility management and leadership training

As the whole world tries to cope with the unpredictable effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing remains clear: countries around the world must do everything in their power to ensure quality... Read more

28 September 2020
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Healthcare providers around Bangladesh receive mental health support to cope with COVID-19

“Recently, I have felt that a distance has developed between me and my son. He is not behaving with me like before. I think this is because during the last four months, I have had to repeatedly be... Read more

23 September 2020
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Including the excluded amidst COVID-19

“I was so excited to receive a hygiene kit from UNFPA. It is a nice present for me and my two sisters. We will use these items in our daily self-care. I also love the bag, because I can put my water... Read more

23 September 2020
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Music for youth action against COVID-19

Music is a universal language that transcends linguistic and territorial barriers. Through music, we are united and inspired, even in the most difficult of times.   As people in Bangladesh and around... Read more

16 September 2020
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UNFPA supports trainings to improve COVID-19 testing in Bangladesh

(Dhaka, 16 September 2020) - As the spread of COVID-19 continues to threaten communities around Bangladesh, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is closely working with the Directorate General... Read more

31 August 2020
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‘Co-ideating’ innovative solutions to address gender-based violence in Bangladesh

“I think I have to throw all my old ideas into the dustbin!” This was probably the most frequently heard sentence during the four-day virtual lab hosted by UNFPA Bangladesh from 10th to 13th August... Read more

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