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A Leading Cause of Death in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, cervical cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women. It is estimated that every year 11,956 new cases of cervical

Promoting the rights of girls and women

The situation for girls and women in Bangladesh is changing for the better, especially in terms of economic participation.

BE BOLD FOR CHANGE

“Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.” said Maya Angelou, the famous civil rights activist and poet. Her statement gives us an idea of why we need to Be Bold for Change - this year'...

Investing in Teenage Girls

'Invest in girls, change the world!', 'Educate a girl, educate a nation!', 'Want to change the world? Invest in a teenage girl' or some

"We want to be self-sufficient"

World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was recommended by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme In 1989. &...

Insightful Dialogue at Bangla Academy on Midwifery

This year from the 3rd to the 5th of May, the National Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, 2016 was organised by the Embassies of Sweden, Kingdom of Netherlands, UNICEF and...

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

Investing In Teenage Girls

An interactive and lively discussion looked into the issue of improving the lives of millions of teenage girls in

August 12, 2016
August 12, 2016

Youth Leading Sustainability

The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption', the theme of the 2016

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

"We want to be self-sufficient"

World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was recommended by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme In 1989. &...

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Investing in Teenage Girls

'Invest in girls, change the world!', 'Educate a girl, educate a nation!', 'Want to change the world? Invest in a teenage girl' or some

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

Insightful Dialogue at Bangla Academy on Midwifery

This year from the 3rd to the 5th of May, the National Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, 2016 was organised by the Embassies of Sweden, Kingdom of Netherlands, UNICEF and...

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Safe Motherhood Day 2016: Eradicating Obstetric Fistula

Motherhood is the most natural phenomenon we know, a time which is ideally associated with hope and joy. However there are

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Bilkis Begum is now a community advocate

“I am now in my father's house. My husband and his family members still believe that I have the disease and so do not allow me into

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Saving the lives of mothers and babies

The International Day of the Midwife, celebrated every year on May 5th, offers an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Big and Better Data Revolutionizing Development

Lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goals have made it clear that there is a need for better data to monitor and

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

“BBS can provide sufficient data for 13 of the17 proposed SDGs”

It was a rewarding experience talking to the Director General of BBS, former Director General of Disaster Management, Mohammah Abul