Two recipients of the Young Researcher Fellowship Grant offered by Share-net Bangladesh, have been selected from a number of proposals on innovative issues circling SRHR and Education that were submitted in response to Share-Net Bangladesh’s open call for the Young Researchers Fellowship Grant 2023.
The winning team Ahmadullah Omee, Md. Abu Rayhan and Sabiha Jannat are Masters students of Sociology department of the University of Dhaka. Their research topic is ‘Exploring SRHR Education for Adolescents in Qaumi and Alia Madrasahs: A Study in Brahmanbaria District’. The objective of their research is to explore the quality and availability of the contents of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in the textbooks of Qaumi and Alia Madrasahs and accessibility and acceptability of the students, teacher and parents to the contents of SRHR.
The other winning team are Masters students from the Department of Anthropology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Abdullah Al Rifat and Sarana Chowdhury. They will conduct a research titled ‘Access and Contribution of Male Adolescents in Influencing the Female Adolescents about Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR): a Qualitative Study in Urban Slum Sylhet ’. The objective of this research is to study the access and barrier to SRHR knowledge for male adolescents and also their contribution to female reproductive health.
The research topics chosen by the young researchers are filled with innovation, fresh perspectives, and stimulating ideas. We believe that their research outcomes will provide support and inspiration for future researchers in the field of SRHR and Education.