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  • “Prevention is better than treatment”

    Working for CARE BANGLADESH for the last eight years, Sakina Sultana sounds

  • “Prevention is better than treatment”

    Working for CARE BANGLADESH for the last eight years, Sakina Sultana sounds

  • The link between GBV and HIV infections

    WORLD AIDS Day (WAD) celebrated on the first of December every year since 1988 aims to increase awareness of the disease, fight the

  • 16 Days of Activism To End Violence against Women - Making a Lifetime Commitment

    At a workshop on preventing gender-based violence in universities, we asked students why women experience sexual harassment on campus.

  • Gender Based Violence: Current Situations and Ways Forward

    On the 20th of September, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly organized a roundtable at the Silver

  • The Power Of The Adolescent Girl: Vision For 2030

    Commemorated for the first time in 2012, the International Day of the Girl Child highlights the importance of promoting girls' rights, eradicating gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys, and addressing the various forms of discrimination and abuse suffered by girls around the world. Gender inequality and the discrimination and abuse experienced by girls perpetuate intergenerational poverty and form the basis of high levels of violence, especially gender-based violence,

  • “The real number is far greater as majority cases of rape are not reported”

    IN my 35 years of professional experience never have I seen such levels of cruelty and barbarism”, says Ayesha Khanum as she

  • SDGs: Leaving No Woman and Girl Behind

    Can the next 15 years change the lives of women and girls to become free from violence and exploitation, moving forward to gender

  • SDGs reaffirm support to Cairo mandate

    Integrating population dynamics and sexual and reproductive health into development strategies was the main goal at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) that took place 21 years ago in Cairo, Egypt. On the eve of another decisive declaration expected to be adopted by the Member States of the United Nations in just a few days we take a look at how much of the ICPD agenda has been integrated into the outcome document "Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", which will take over from the Millennium Declaration and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • SDGs reaffirm support to Cairo mandate

    Integrating population dynamics and sexual and reproductive health into development strategies was the main goal at the

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