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

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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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Child brides are still children, and they need our help

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Reports of classrooms empty of girls in the ninth and tenth grades are coming from all over Bangladesh. This is an opinion piece authored by Shaheen Anam, Executive Director of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF). Shorolika Parveen from Kurigram dreamt of playing in the national football team someday and had even received a best player award […]

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

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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 pandemic and beyond, reports UNB (United News of Bangladesh). Van Nguyen, deputy resident representative of UNDP Bangladesh, and Hosneara Begum, president of BWJA, signed […]

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