Looking at poverty in gender lens

The issue of poverty is interconnected with gender inequality. Income deficit to meet the basic need is commonly described as poverty; however, development literature defines it as a multidimensional phenomenon. Deprivation … Read More »

Starting life with Confusion and Frustration

Adolescent age is the most critical period of human life as an adolescent boy or girl steps into adulthood after a rough transitional journey through the entire period of adolescent age. … Read More »

Let’s Talk about the “S” Word

With the narrowing of the digital divide, people increasingly use the World Wide Web to acquire information on their health and wellbeing. In countries like Bangladesh, where shame and stigma still … Read More »

“Masculinity in the Message: Can Understanding Masculinity Improve Intervention Messaging?”

In the urban slums of Bangladesh, the lives of adolescent boys and girls are embedded within a framework of uncertainties stemming from poverty, threats of eviction and livelihood insecurity. Their experience … Read More »

Short documentary on Menstrual Regulation (MR) in Bangladesh

Watch here:  BRAC JPGSPH and Reachout Consortium have produced a short documentary on how community health workers help women in Bangladesh navigate the health system to attain Menstrual Regulation services and the challenges … Read More »

New Video on Raising Awareness about Cyber Harassment in Bangladesh Launched

In Bangladesh, young people face a myriad of problems regarding access to SRHR information and services. In June 2016, the Digital Sister for Urban Youth project began conducting research on young, … Read More »

Exploring Attitudes and Perceptions to Child Marriage in Urban Slum Communities

“Early Child Marriage is a criminal offence and does not happen in this area,” said an Imam (person who leads prayers in a mosque) during an interview as part of the research for … Read More »

ছেলেদের কেন মাসিক হয় না?

মাসিক হলে বিরক্তবোধ করে না এমন মেয়ে পাওয়া ভার! মাসিক মানেই যেন বাড়তি ঝামেলা। অনেক সময় বিরক্ত হয়ে অনেকে বলেও বসে, “সব জ্বালা কি শুধু মেয়েদের? কেন যে ছেলেদের মাসিক হয়না!” … Read More »

Why some women justify physical violence by men?

When thinking about gender inequality and gender based physical violence, a false notion is sometimes created where men are the perpetrators who knowingly abuse their power while women are victims entirely … Read More »

Exchange Meeting with the Women with Disabilities on SRHR

Turning Point Foundation organized an Exchange Meeting with the Women with Disabilities on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) on 30 July 2017 with support from Disability Rights Advocacy Fund … Read More »