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  1. BANGLADESH: 3-year Pilot Project on Women Empowerment

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will provide $450,000 to the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Indu

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 971
  2. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Parliament Amends War Crime Law to Challenge Sentence

    Bangladesh's parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an oppositi

    Sunday, February 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 824
  3. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Wins UNDP Award with Poverty Reduction Story

    Bangladesh has won second place in an annual United Nations Development Programme competition, with a story that high

    Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 759
  4. BANGLADESH: Demand-Side Financing Bolsters Maternal Health

    Plans to expand demand-side financing (DSF) through vouchers could further improve the maternal health of thousands o

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 243
  5. BANGLADESH: Bangladesh's Hindu Women Right for Divorce Rights

    Unlike her Muslim compatriots, Tarulata Rani is unable to inherit anything from her family, cannot divorce and cannot

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 177
  6. SOUTH ASIA: Child Marriage Still Prevalent Among Adolescents in South Asia: Report

    A report on Wednesday reveals that child marriage has become less prevalent in South Asia over the last two decades,

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 069
  7. SOUTH ASIA: Global activists against child marriage garner support in S. Asia

    Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 816
  8. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  9. BANGLADESH: 'True' Women Rights Policy Demanded

    A platform of left-leaning women associations on Tuesday called upon the government to form a policy that can 'truly

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 810
  10. BANGLADESH: Rights Chief Roots for Women Policy

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday said the government should implement the ne

    Monday, May 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 752
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  12. BANGLADESH/INTERNATIONAL: Historic May Day: Women and children perspective

    The historic May Day is being observed in Bangladesh along with the rest of the world today, with the pledge to estab

    Sunday, May 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 682
  13. BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi Women Defy Islamic Clergy

    Bangladeshi women are pushing government to implement the recently approved National Women Development Policy (NWDP)

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 680
  14. BANGLADESH: PM Calls for Empowering South Asian Women

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged South Asian leaders to prevent violence against women and remove obstacles on

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 256
  15. BANGLADESH: The Female Factor: War's Toll on Women, Undiscussed

    The numbers are in dispute, but the story they tell has remained the same for four decades: 200,000 women (or 300,000

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 892
  16. BANGLADESH: Women Do Not Have to Wear Burqa

    DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's High Court ordered the government to ensure women will not be forced to wear b

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 039
  17. CONFERENCE: CEDAW Discusses HR of Women in Bangladesh, Belarus and Sri Lanka

    The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women last afternoon met with non-governmental organizatio

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 947
  18. INTERVIEW: Gains, Setbacks for Women's Equality in Afghanistan, Bangladesh

    This week marked the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day.

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 054