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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...

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Family planning: Equity and choice in the SDG Agenda

Family planning: Equity and choice in the SDG Agenda

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Closing the gaps for gender equality: The role of the Bangladesh Police in fighting Gender Based Violence

The Sustainable Development Goals call for an integrated approach, taking environmental, social and economic dimensions into account: planet, people and prosperity. This year's theme clearly...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

"Professional Midwife led Maternal and Newborn Health Care in Bangladesh"

The joint Daily Star-UNFPA roundtable entitled “Professional Midwife led Maternal and Newborn Health Care in Bangladesh” was held

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

On the 19th of December, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly organized a roundtable at the Zila

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

ON the 5th of December, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence

On the 28th of November, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly organized a policy-level dialogue at

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Moving into the post-2015 era – How global agreements will guide us

The first framework to be agreed upon as part of the post-2015 era the goal in Sendai was to finalize the post-2015 global framework

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

On the 17th of October, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly organized a

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

What the UN is doing

Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world

The last two years have seen an unprecedented number of man-made and natural disasters, resulting in millions of people displaced within and outside national borders.