SRHR Dictionary

Many SRHR terms, such as period, contraception and sex, are widely known in English, but not in Bangla. Practitioners from various NGOs and INGOs working in the field often need to … Read More »

To Touch Or Not To Touch

Valentine’s Day is an important day for romantic partners to express their love for each other in many different ways. Physical intimacy is one of the many important pillars that builds … Read More »

World Cancer Day: Focusing on Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer is not as common as cervical cancer, and it can not be detected with the Pap test. The symptoms that accompany ovarian cancer can be easily mistaken as common … Read More »

When are my periods not normal?

On average, the menstrual cycle occurs every 21-35 days. Most commonly, it occurs every 28 days. Each period lasts from two to seven days. In some cases, periods can be an … Read More »

GoB includes Young People in its Development Agenda

The Directorate General of Family Planning organised the ‘Dissemination of National Plan of Action for Adolescent Health Strategy and National Conference on Adolescent Health’ on January 12 at Bangabandhu International Conference … Read More »

Bangladesh in the Global Gender Gap Index 2020

The first line of the report’s overview begins with a pessimistic statement: ‘None of us will see gender parity in our lifetimes, nor likely will many of our children.’ The Global … Read More »

Let the Activism Continue

On April this year, the case of a 19 year old madrasah student, Nusrat Jahan Rafi shook the country. She was reportedly tied and burnt alive by a group of people … Read More »

“SRHR is an integral part of human rights,” says Nasima Begum, Chairman, NHRC

“SRHR is an integral part of human rights. The Human Rights Commission is working on several programs to ensure SRHR for not only women, but also men,” said Nasima Begum, Chairman … Read More »

Experience from ICPD25: Engage men and boys as allies in achieving SRHR for all

25 years ago, at the International Conference on Population & Development (ICPD), the world agreed, by consensus, that sexual and reproductive health is a human right. The world agreed that no … Read More »

Initiative to Include Transgenders in Basic Healthcare

The transgender population has always been deprived from their most basic rights- the rights to education, housing, employment, and even healthcare. It becomes difficult for transgender individuals to visit clinics and … Read More »