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28 October 2019
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CSO Consultation on “ICPD 25: Road to Nairobi”
Civil society played an instrumental role in shaping the ICPD agenda, and has been meaningfully engaged in the efforts to advance the Programme of Action (PoA), as well as in the ground level... Read more
27 October 2019
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Embodying the ICPD mandate | How Parvin Jahan became a maternal health champion
Parvin Jahan’s journey in many ways exemplifies the ICPD promise. A family planning veteran of almost 40 years, Parvin has seen much change and progress in women’s healthcare in Bangladesh over the... Read more
11 October 2019
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Joint Statement “GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable” For this year’s International Day of the Girl, with the theme of GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable, we will work together with girls in... Read more
29 August 2019
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Women and girls in Bangladesh are frequently subject to violence and abuse due to deep-rooted gender inequality and discriminatory sociocultural norms and practices that reinforce patriarchal systems... Read more
22 August 2019
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“I am responsible for women and children, two of the most vulnerable groups in our country. This means that I can’t treat their cases like other cases. I have to listen; I have to feel. I have to see... Read more
22 August 2019
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“I am responsible for women and children, two of the most vulnerable groups in our country. This means that I can’t treat their cases like other cases. I have to listen; I have to feel. I have to see... Read more
24 July 2019
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‘Since most women have no technical skills or education, they only do household work and are fully dependent on their husband. So if for any reason, the women are abused by husbands and/or mothers-in... Read more
21 July 2019
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Midwifery services are key to safe pregnancy and childbirth as well as healthy newborns and family planning, thus contributing to the achievement of SDG-3: SDG 3.5 and 3.7 in particular.  On the eve... Read more
17 July 2019
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Young people are the torch-bearers for the future. Championing their rights, meeting their needs and creating an enabling environment for them are critical to an inclusive and prosperous Bangladesh,... Read more
20 June 2019
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UNFPA recognized Md. Saiful Islam Bablu, Programme Officer, Population Planning & Research (PPR) of the Bangladesh Country Office, for his decade-long dedicated service, during an all staff... Read more

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