Bangladesh

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New legislation in Bangladesh which will allow girls under the age of 18 to be married-off legally in “special circumstances” is a step backwards for young woman, the International Planned Parenthood Federation has warned. The Child Marriage restraint Bill 2017 ...
This programme addresses critical challenges faced by young women around sexual health and sexuality. It has produced a range of advocacy, education and informational materials to support research, awareness-raising, advocacy and service delivery. Girls Decide is about the sexual and ...
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The Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB, the IPPF Member Association in Bangladesh) and other civil society organizations (CSOs) have identified a number of ‘high priority’ pledges: progress towards these pledges is critical for increasing access to modern family planning ...
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In Bangladesh more than 60% of young women are married before they turn 18. This film follows Nipa, who was forced into marriage as a schoolgirl. Why? She brought shame on her family by talking to a boy.
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Advocacy tool to raise the profile of reproductive health supplies on national political agendas, and to ensure supportive budget and policy decisions to improve contraceptive security Open publication - Free publishing
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This brief summarizes projects implemented in Asia to address growing HIV infection rates in this region. Supported by the Japan Trust Fund, the projects focus on integrating prevention with care and support, working with vulnerable groups, and targeting youth. Includes ...
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This issue from the Learning from innovation series brings together lessons from three projects that successfully addressed factors which make a particular group of young people vulnerable in the local context. Implemented in Bangladesh, Tunisia and Ethiopia, each project developed ...
IPPF has always produced a substantial range of printed publications to support and report on its work. But recently, the organization has begun to make more vigorous use of film and video. Today, IPPF’s Girls Decide mini-film series won a ...
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Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB): educating the community about gender-based violence and early marriage; and supporting women with health and legal services and training and tools to become financially self-sufficient.
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In Bangladesh, 14 year old Hosna is to be married off by her parents. She’s frightened. She doesn't want to drop out of school, nor to lose the chance of a proper education and the prospects it brings. This film ...