The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
by Share-Net Team BD , on Feb 06, 2017
The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is being globally observed today. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 120 to 140 million women have been subject to FGM and 3 million girls are at risk each year. It is most prevalent in the underdeveloped African countries such as Somalia, Guinea and Djibouti, where the rate is over 95 percent. Various activities and events are held on February 6 each year to promote the UN’s campaign



Accepting Diversity

February 23, 2017

Share-net Bangladesh’s initiative to amplify the voices of organizations that work for the SRHR of Disabled People was recently featured in The Daily Star’s weekly magazine. Share-net Bangladesh, a knowledge platform, organised the firstRead More…


Prevention of child marriage crucial for sustainable development

February 22, 2017

Speakers at a workshop titled “Halt Child Marriage: National Plan of Action” in Rajshahi addressed the imminent need to prevent child marriage in order to free girl children from domestic violence andRead More…


Every third girl victim of sexual harassment

February 20, 2017

More than 34 percent girls between 10 to 14 years are victims of sexual harassment in Bangladesh, according to State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki. She revealed theRead More…


HRW: Bangladesh should drop provision for child marriage

February 19, 2017

Bangladesh should remove the provision in the draft law permitting marriage under the age of 18 to free itself from child marriage, says Heather Barr, a senior official of the Human RightsRead More…



February 8, 2017

Qualitative research is used to gain an understanding of underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations. It provides insights into the problem or helps to develop ideas or hypotheses for potential quantitative research. TheRead More…


Flagship course on Transgender Diversities in Bangladesh announced

January 12, 2017

James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University with support from NUFFIC, is going to offer a Flagship Course on Transgender Diversities in Bangladesh. The Three day long course is designedRead More…


BLAST and JPGSPH launch Short Film Festival

November 17, 2016

Bangladesh Legal Aid & Services Trust (BLAST) in association with James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH), BRAC University will be hosting a short-film festival to raise awareness on societal inequalityRead More…


“Nasty Women” – Dhaka Lit Fest

November 13, 2016

The recent US presidential elections has brought up many controversies related to gender and politics which sparked serious concerns regarding cultural prejudices against strong, accomplished women. The most highlighted issue that putRead More…



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