Implementing the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

In 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Bangladesh, in collaboration with the UN Women Bangladesh country office, published the National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2019-2022. … Read More »

Repealing of Evidence Act 1872: Law to be reformed to protect dignity of rape victims

The government is working to amend the existing Evidence Act, seeking to remove the provision to make “negative” remarks on the character of any rape victim in a rape case. Bill … Read More »

MOHFW’s National Accreditation Guideline for Adolescent Friendly Health Service

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) is focusing on standards of Adolescent Friendly Health Services (AFHS) to improve the quality of health services and strengthen the monitoring and evaluation … Read More »

Health, Population and Nutrition eToolkit for Fieldworkers

This eToolkit by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) contain useful materials to help field workers disseminate important information among beneficiaries. The toolkit contains materials and information on the following: … Read More »

Improvement of toilet and sanitation system of secondary and higher secondary schools, madrasahs and technical educational institutions

In June 2015, a circular was issued by the Ministry of Education of Bangladesh to ensure the hygiene of toilets and sanitation in all educational institutions. The circular acknowledges the importance … Read More »

National Women Development Policy 2011

In Bangladesh, women constitute a great majority of the population. Women development is, therefore, pre-condition to national development. It is imperative to establish equal opportunity and rights to ensure national development. … Read More »

Bangladesh Population Policy 2012

Socioeconomic development for every citizen is one of the major commitments laid down in the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. According to clauses 15, 16, 17 and 18 of … Read More »

National Hygiene Promotion Strategy for Water Supply and Sanitation Sector in Bangladesh 2012

In the 1980s, national campaigns and advocacy focusing on sanitation started with an emphasis on the latrine promotion. The focus gained impetus in late 2003 when GOB organized the South Asian … Read More »

National Education Policy 2010

The directives as noted in the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh have been taken into consideration in the formulation of National Education Policy 2009. The UN Child Rights Convention … Read More »

National Strategy for Adolescent Health 2017-2030

Bangladesh has an adolescent population of approximately 36 million: more than one-fifth of the total population of Bangladesh is those between the ages of 10 and 19 years (BBS, 2015). This … Read More »