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Asma and Aziza are sisters who love learning and love singing. 


Asa Torkelsson, UNFPA Country Representative for Bangladesh, visited the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. She met with women in the Women Friendly Space, and visited one of the UNFPA-supported health facilities where women can access sexual and reproductive health care services.


In the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, young people have few opportunities to have fun and express themselves. That's why the United Nations Population Fund in Bangladesh put together an art competition for young people living in the camp, as well as in the surrounding communities. Hundreds of young people participated, and the winners were given prizes by the UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake.


Over the past year, 700,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh. Now, the refugee camps near Cox's Bazar are the fourth biggest city in Bangladesh. We look at what's been achieved over the past year to help Rohingya women and girls.


Dr  Natalia Kanem interview on Frankly Speaking by Zahirul Alam - NTV Bangladesh


In International Women’s Day 2018, Heads of UN Agencies in Bangladesh have united in reminding ourselves of our responsibilities and roles in promoting gender equality, non-discrimination and non-violence inside the UN, and have pledged to work towards a zero sexual harassment and zero discrimination workplace.



Talkshow on International Women's Day 2018


Rohingya and local women and girls in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh rebuild a sense of community free of judegment and harm inside Women Friendly Spaces. They are oases of calm inside hot, overcrowded, male-dominated refugee camps and settlements.


Rohingya refugee camps and settlements are in remote areas on hilly, dusty terrain which makes it nearly impossible for pregnant women to reach health facilities in time. UNFPA is reaching them with Tom Tom Ambulances during medical emergencies.


Documentary dedicated to the mothers who passed away giving birth...