6,500 Rajshahi students became child brides amid pandemic

In Bangladesh, 51% of women who are currently aged 20-24 were married while they were still children, according to UNICEF Around 6,500 female high school students in Rajshahi were married off … Read More »

UNDP, BWJA signs an MoU to address, redress violence against women

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bangladesh Women Judges Association (BWJA) to address and redress violence against women (VAW) during the Covid-19 … Read More »

Beyond Candid- Raising awareness through candid voices

A year ago, the youth-led platform Beyond Candid was formed with the intention of bringing stories about social injustices and gender-based violence to the forefront through candid lenses. For Co-Founder Masud … Read More »

Parental beliefs may impact child development- Study reveals

A new study has found that children’s brain development can depend on their parents’ knowledge and beliefs. The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Nature Communications’. University of … Read More »

Research findings: Child marriage rates soar in Cox’s Bazar in shadow of the pandemic

A recent study on the impact of Covid-19 on child marriage in Cox’s Bazar district has revealed that the rates of child marriage has soared throughout the district since March 2021, … Read More »

Inviting digital Poster submissions: SRHR Knowledge Fair 2021

Share-Net Bangladesh is inviting digital POSTERS to present at the 6th SRHR Knowledge Fair on 21st November 2021! Topic: Any issue connected to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). For example: gender-based violence, … Read More »

Speaker calls MPs to check child marriage by encouraging girls education

The National Parliament speaker of Bangladesh Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury last week said the parliament members should play important role while encouraging girls’ education as the preventive to child marriage in the … Read More »

Op-ed on World Contraception Day 2021: Adolescence and the importance of reproductive health services

This is an opinion piece published on World Contraception Day on September 26, 2021 authored by Md Mahbub Ul Alam, Family Planning Expert and Technical Director, USAID Sukhi Jibon Project, Pathfinder … Read More »

Brave girl saves herself from child marriage

Everyone now calls her a brave girl after Barsha went to the police on Tuesday to save herself from child marriage. Barsha is a science student at class 10 in Jhinuk … Read More »

Health disparities of transgender youth: Still left in the lurch

30-year-old Mugdha* a transgender woman of Rajshahi, still depends on traditional healers or dispensaries when she feels unwell, considering the disparities she faces at hospitals. Once when she went to Rajshahi … Read More »