In Bangladesh, cervical cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women. It is estimated that every year 11,956 new cases of cervical
The situation for girls and women in Bangladesh is changing for the better, especially in terms of economic participation.
Nasrul Hamid, State Minister for Power and Energy: Globally, renewable energy and energy efficiency promotion activities is in
“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
The International Day of the Midwife, celebrated every year on May 5th, offers an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of
On the 19th of December, The Daily Star and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly organized a roundtable at the Zila
Mohammad Wahid Hossain; Director General of the National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT), Ministry of Health
Amena Akter Shilpi and Bijoy Hossain are two young peer trainers of BAPSA (Bangladesh Association for Prevention of Septic Abortion), both in their teens and are studying in a school in Mirpur. While we talked to them recently we could detect enthusiasm twinkling in
INTERNATIONAL Youth Day (IYD), commemorated on the 12th of August every year, gives an opportunity to celebrate young peoples'
THE declining fertility rates witnessed up to a few years ago in Bangladesh have led some to ask whether the country will follow in the
Young People are the most valuable resource of any country” said Chief Guest Md. Fazle Rabbi Miah, Deputy Speaker of the National
The theme of this year's World Population Day, is 'Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies', a topic with special resonance in the Asia
Zakir Hossain Miraj has been working for the Red Crescent Society since 1988. He joined as a volunteer and worked his way up. At
In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draw to a close and the UN Member States decide on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide global development until 2030. The implementation of this new development agenda will depend largely on the demographic changes taking place over the next 15 years and beyond.
Shamsul Alam has been working as the Chief of human resource management at PRAN Group for the last five years. “When I joined in 2010, there were a total of 23,000 employees working at the PRAN-RFL Group.
As I walk up to her, I cannot help but notice how innocent Sabrina's smile is. Her eyes look tired and shows signs of being through an