Share-Net Bangladesh Young Researchers of 2022 Announced

Two young researchers have been selected as winners of Share-Net Bangladesh’s (SNBD)  young researcher fellowship grant. The winners will receive a grant of BDT 2,00,000 each for their research.  The first grant is awarded to Taspia Mohammed Marina, a Masters student from the Department of Anthropology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. Taspia will conduct […]

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Call for Abstracts! – Share-Net Bangladesh SRHR Knowledge Fair 2022

Share-Net Bangladesh is inviting abstracts on the topic- ‘Access to SRHR information in urban settings’. Selected applicants will present their abstracts at this year’s knowledge fair where professionals from different fields, and government officials will be present to learn from your findings. Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations. Deadline: Applicants must submit their […]

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Open call for youth-led organizations to send a video to inspire the world!

On that note, Share-Net Bangladesh has opened a call for youth-led organisations to submit a short video where they share some of the work they are doing, challenges they are facing or anything they want to share around the main topic: Access to Quality Information on SRHR, for the upcoming Co-Creation Conference Guidelines: Here are some […]

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The New Share-Net Bangladesh Mobile Application: SRHR at your fingertips!

EXCITING NEWS FOR SHARE-NET BANGLADESH MEMBERS! Share-Net Bangladesh has launched its new mobile application named as ‘Share-Net Bangladesh’ this week! To make knowledge on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) more accessible and convenient for its members, Share-Net Bangladesh has developed the mobile application of its website! The brilliantly integrated app will keep you updated […]

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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. The NAP had set out a list of expected outcomes and mapped out the steps involved in obtaining them in three years. Although considerable […]

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Connections between GBV and climate change in Bangladesh – Initial study findings

This article was written by Md. Shakhawat Hossain, Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies at University of Dhaka, and Arifur Rahaman, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, who have conducted a research study on gender-based violence connected to climate change in Bangladesh. The study is currently being finalised and will be published later in […]

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Violence against young women and girls with disabilities: An everyday affair in Bangladesh

Worldwide, young women and girls with disabilities face up to 10 times more violence than women and girls without disabilities, and Bangladesh is no exception. In Bangladesh, young women with disabilities are at a high risk of experiencing gender-based and other forms of violence due to social exclusion, limited mobility, lack of support structures, communication […]

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Op-ed: Indigenous Women and the Coloniality of Gender

This is an excellent opinion piece authored by Uchacha-A Chak. She is a researcher, activist, and a member of Lokayoto Bidyaloy. Violence against women is normalised in our societies to such an extent that it is almost invisible, like the air we breathe. Neither the perpetrators nor the systems that permit and breed violence against […]

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Study in France reveals: Complications in pregnancy and birth increase with COVID-19

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are more likely to have complications with pregnancy and birth than those without, according to the research journal PLOS Medicine. The study looked at hospitalisation for births in France during the first six months of the pandemic and suggested that vaccination may be useful to protect women and their babies, particularly […]

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Rohingya refugee camps most unsafe for women

This is an opinion piece by Parvez Uddin Chowdhury, a humanitarian worker and independent researcher published on the Daily Prothom Alo on 1st December 2021. Have you ever wondered what happens to women and girls when a society or community is forcibly displaced and becomes refugees in another country? We all know about the kind […]

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