On March 4, 2023, the Kidney Awareness Monitoring & Prevention Society (KAMPS), with the support of Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited, organised a roundtable titled “Kidney patients are at higher risk of unexpected disasters”. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.
Swisscontact Bangladesh in collaboration with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled ‘The current trends in skills development sector of Bangladesh: challenges and possibilities’ on February 15, 2023. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.
Approximately one million people from the Rohingya community escaping violence in Myanmar arrived in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh in August 2017.
Network for Ensuring Adolescents Reproductive Health Rights and Services (NEARS) in association with The Daily Star organized a roundtable titled “Policy actions to improve SRH services for adolescents and youth: Beyond gaps and challenges”
The saying goes, “if creating opportunities isn’t possible, remove the roadblocks so they can create their own.” Unfortunately, there is a prevalent mindset to restrict, particularly girls, from exploring their potential.
Access Bangladesh Foundation in association with The Daily Star, DCF, NCDW, Sitakund Federation,
Joint Action for Nutrition Outcome (JANO), in association with The Daily Star, organized a roundtable titled "Adolescent Nutrition,
Marie Stopes Bangladesh has been working in Bangladesh since 1988 with a mission that translates Children by Choice, not Chance.
USAID in association with The Daily Star organised a roundtable titled ‘Saving mother nature, saving us – The role of youth in leading conservation and climate resilience’ on December 18, 2022. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.
In our country, the ratio of the formal to informal sector is around 15% to 85%.
Today, 13 October, marks World Sight Day 2022.In Bangladesh, the number of people in need of eye care is spiralling. In 2020, 19 in every 100 adults aged 30 years or older had visual impairment (Nationwide Blindness Survey 2020).
The Daily Star organised a roundtable titled ‘Rivers and Our Future’ on June 4, 2022. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.
The Tipping Point Initiative of CARE Bangladesh addresses the root causes of child early and forced marriage (CEFM) through gender transformative social norms programming.
In FY2015-16, the government, for the first time, prepared a separate budget for children. This was a reflection of the government’s commitment towards raising the welfare of Bangladesh’s children.
Traidcraft Exchange has been implementing the ‘Fighting Forced Labour with Adivasi and Dalit Communities in South Asia (MUKTEE)’ Project in Bangladesh since 2019.
UNDP works with different actors in the justice sector with a specific focus on ensuring easily accessible, transparent, and equitable justice service delivery for everyone, particularly the poor and vulnerable.
The ILO has been carrying out a specific initiative on fair recruitment since 2014. The Bangladesh government is a part of this initiative. The initiative is centred on some core principles.
National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (NAP-WPS) was launched by the Bangladesh Government in November, 2019.
A study titled “Scoping of fortified and nutritious food products for the targeted households and strengthening the distribution network to the last mile” was commissioned by Joint Action for Nutrition Outcome (JANO),
The Rohingya crisis has gotten more complicated since the takeover by the Myanmar military junta, said analysts, calling for Bangladesh to ramp up its efforts on all frontiers to resolve this issue.
The Government of Bangladesh’s prioritisation of remittances as an important tool to support development and drive Bangladesh’s economy further is reflected in their migration-related programmes and planning.