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UNFPA representative: Bangladesh performs...

'Bangladesh better at combating Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Tue, Oct 12 2021

Although Bangladesh has a population that's  twenty times that of Swedens, the number of deaths...

Specialized facilities for elderly,...

Specialized facilities for elderly,...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 30 2021

About 5.3% of the total population of the country is 65 years of age or older, according to a UNFPA...

UN agency warns of 'imminent' famine...

UN fears 'imminent' famine in...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 26 2021

Afghan women and girls would bear the worst of it.

Sweden grants $725,000 to support UNFPA...

Sweden continues to fund UNFPA mission...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Jun 10 2021

The contribution is intended to help UNFPA’s efforts to strengthen quality and availability of...

Lack of proper official recognition...

Lack of proper official recognition...

D2

Fri, Jun 4 2021

Speakers opined in a national dialogue on women in food systems

UK plans funding cuts to UN agency

UK plans funding cuts to UN agency

Europe

Fri, Apr 30 2021

Britain says it needs to trim its legally enshrined aid budget to cope with the coronavirus

UNFPA: Average life expectancy of women...

Life expectancy of Bangladeshi women...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 22 2021

The report released last week mainly focuses on women's rights over their own bodies

UNFPA: Nearly half of all women are...

UNFPA: Nearly half of all women are...

World

Wed, Apr 14 2021

Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and

Bangladesh elected as executive member...

BD new exec member in 3 UN orgs

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Dhaka becomes member of the executive board of the UNDP, UNFPA, and UNOPS securing highest votes at the...

Sweden, UNFPA help Bangladesh in Covid-19...

Sweden, UNFPA help Bangladesh in Covid-19...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 13 2020

The grants follow support received from the government of Sweden in early May 2020 towards UNFPA’s...

UNFPA highlights health, rights of women,...

UNFPA highlights health, rights of women,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jul 12 2020

The UN agency, together with the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (DPSDU), organized...

Speakers: Unmet demand for contraception...

Speakers: Unmet demand for contraception...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 30 2020

'If the number of people using birth controls declines by 20 or 50%, the unmet demand for contraceptives...

Australia, UNFPA strengthen Covid-19...

Australia, UNFPA strengthen Covid-19...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 16 2020

Women and girls will be provided sexual and reproductive health services by UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional...

The global response must address the...

The global response must address the...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, May 8 2020

Globally, women make up 70% of the health workforce and have the majority of care-giving roles in homes...

Sweden, UNFPA help Bangladesh in fight...

Sweden, UNFPA help Bangladesh in fight...

Coronavirus

Tue, May 5 2020

'With support from Sweden, UNFPA will ensure that Bangladesh’s Covid-19 response activities...

UNFPA population report: Bangladesh...

Bangladesh has a whopping 59% child...

Event

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The country ranks first in South Asian, and has come fourth globally

Ain o Shalish Kendra launches ASTHA...

Ain o Shalish Kendra launches ASTHA...

Dhaka

Tue, Dec 11 2018

The project was launched in Dhaka on Tuesday

Sexual harassment: Installing CCTV cameras...

Sexual harassment: Installing CCTV cameras...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 25 2018

There was also a day-long Solution Fair at CIRDAP for the first time ever in Bangladesh, to build...

Rohingya crisis: Australia, New Zealand...

Australia, New Zealand high commissioners...

Nation

Sun, Sep 9 2018

During the visit, the commissioners went to a UNFPA Women’s Friendly Space and observed UNHCR...

PPD inaugurates secretariat in...

PPD inaugurates secretariat in...

Event

Tue, Jul 24 2018

'PPD has been working closely with UNFPA in the implementation of the ICPD Plan of Action since...

‘Women should not be victimized twice...

‘Women should not be victimized twice...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 3 2018

The Dhaka Tribune interviewed Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Natalia Kanem