Sex Trafficking in Bangladesh: A Gaping Chasm Worse Than Death

While Bangladesh is thriving to graduate from the least developed countries (LDC) status and showing remarkable growth in terms of economy, some challenges are still creating barrier to its development. These … Read More »

Celebrating International Safe Abortion Day

Having found its breeding ground in Latin America, the revolution for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion has is now ubiquitous throughout the globe. The day is to solidarize International and local … Read More »

Contraception and the importance of Sexuality Education

Every year on 26th September, World Contraception Day (WCD) is marked around the world. The day is marked to raise awareness among men and women about the birth control method available … Read More »

“Service providers must be friendly, rather judgmental”, says Dr Ikhtiar

The biggest challenge that unmarried young people are facing right now is getting access to proper SRHR services. Facilities and services are available, but accessing these services comes with their own … Read More »

Including the voice of adolescents with disabilities in the National Plan of Action

The Turning Point Foundation was awarded the Share-Net International Small Grant in 2017 for its project titled ‘’Promote SRHR and Inclusion in the Government’s National Plan of Action on Adolescent Health Strategy 2017-2030 in Bangladesh’. … Read More »

Importance of SRHR (Sexual and Reproductive Health Right) and MR (Menstruation Health) for youth in Bangladesh

The Sexual and Reproductive Health Right (SRHR) and Menstruation Health Right (MR) are least spoken issues among youth in Bangladesh. The reason behind this is the cultural taboo associated with these … Read More »

Effect of Covid 19 on Child Marriage

Along with the first quarter of the year, Covid 19 has crippled the economic structure globally, mostly in countries like Bangladesh, India and many more. Bangladesh, a country being densely populated … Read More »

When marriage is prescribed as a cure

Why is marriage prescribed by some doctors as a ‘medicine’ that will solve all of a women’s gynecological problems? Why is a woman’s character and choices questioned directly or indirectly during … Read More »

“Community members must own the process of change” says Dr Noor Mohammad, Executive Director, PSTC

Applications are open for the Community Skyrocket Grant Fund. This is one of the three grant windows of the Learning Spark Fund which will be awarded by ‘Making the Most of … Read More »

Access to Contraception During the Pandemic

According to data revealed by UNFPA, ‘the ongoing lockdown and major disruptions to health services during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in seven million unintended pregnancies in the coming months’. It … Read More »