Adrienne Germain: Remembering the “Rebel in White Gloves”

Adrienne Germain passed away on May 19, 2022, at her Oakland, California, home. Adrienne Germain spent more than four decades advancing women’s rights and worldwide development. Her ardent advocacy on behalf … Read More »

Dr. Halida Hanum Akhter: Our Silent Nightingale

Dr Halida Hanum Akhter is a renowned reproductive health epidemiologist with over 30 years of national and international experience. She is a medical graduate and obtained Membership of College of Physician … Read More »

RISE Roundtable: Addressing Adolescent Pregnancy in Bangladesh

RedOrange Media and Communications has held a roundtable session at The Daily Star to launch a report on Adolescent pregnancies in Bangladesh and to mark the closure of the “RISE – … Read More »

Call for Submission – Deadline Extended!!!

South-South Youth Platform (SSYP) has announced a Call for Submission.  South-South Youth Platform (SSYP) is an initiative by The Partners in Population and Development (PPD) in collaboration with UNFP where they involve … Read More »

Effective Steps Must Be Taken To Reduce Preventable Maternal Deaths – Parliament Speaker

Honourable Speaker of the National Parliament of Bangladesh Dr. Shirin Sharmin Choudhury said, “Effective steps must be taken to reduce preventable maternal deaths.” She said this while chairing as the Chief … Read More »

Nagad and Shishuswargo to distribute sanitary napkins among students

In Tetulia upazila of Panchagarh, the mobile financial service of the postal department, Nagad and non-profit Shishuswarga Foundation have donated sanitary napkins and health protection supplies to schoolchildren. “Nagad has participated … Read More »

Monitor Initiatives Needed for Curbing Violence Against Women: GBV Experts

Experts at a roundtable discussion titled “Are Existing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Indicators Sufficient?” on October 25 at The Business Standard office stated that pinpointing the root causes of violence against women … Read More »

Senora’s Freshwater Tanks & “Nora Apa”: Ensuring Period Hygiene in the Coastal regions of Satkhira

Water salinity is rising in Bangladesh’s coastal regions as a result of rising sea levels brought on by climate change and shrimp farming, and the problem is getting worse over time. … Read More »

SHeroes: Care Bangladesh Celebrated Girl’s Leadership and Activism

The non-governmental organisation CARE Bangladesh celebrated “Let’s Meet the SHeroes”, a programme that acknowledged girls’ leadership and activism in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage in … Read More »

Sex education will help reduce gender inequality, said Dr. Dipu Moni

While speaking at the National Workshop on Generation Breakthrough Project (Phase II) at the International Mother Language Institute auditorium on 7 September, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said one of the … Read More »