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  • May 30, 2019

    Contribute to improving access to justice for disadvantaged and marginalized groups in Bangladesh through activating village courts in 1,080 unions of Bangladesh

  • Jan 21, 2019

    The progress report on SDGs implementation in Bangladesh has been prepared following a methodological framework. This involves a thorough understanding of the 7th Five Year Plan document, and the documents related to SDGs prepared by General Economics Division of the Bangladesh Planning Commission. Significant efforts were made to gather data on the indicators from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, the National Statistical Organisation, and other concerned Ministries/Divisions. Data and information have been also collected from international sources such as the World Bank, the UN and the OECD to fill the data gap.

  • Nov 7, 2018

    For Enhancing Management and professional Capacity of the private Sector In Bangladesh

  • Nov 7, 2018

    The Government of Bangladesh is strongly committed to reducing poverty, improving human development and reducing inequality. This commitment is reflected in Vision 2021, the Perspective Plan of Bangladesh 2010-2021 and in the Sixth Five Year Plan FY11-FY15. The Government seeks to build on past progress with poverty reduction and further deepen this progress by addressing the root causes of poverty and by lowering the impact of risks faced by the poor and vulnerable population

  • Sep 30, 2018

    Gender Equality is an integral part of and a critical pre-requisite of the Sustainable Development Goals, Globally UNDP is committed to establishing gender equality, advocate for gender mainstreaming and contributing to women empowerment

  • May 23, 2018

    There are many ways to define sustainable development. Indeed, for better and worse that number has only risen as the term itself has moved to the centre of the international development discussion.

  • Jan 30, 2018

    The Human Rights Programme(HRP) has published the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP in Bengali and Sadri language. First time in Bangladesh, the UNDRIP is published in an ethnic language. (Sadri, is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language spoken by the ethnic minorities of Bangladesh living in the North- West part of the country).

  • Jan 30, 2018

    The Human Rights Programme(HRP) has published the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  • Oct 23, 2017

    The current analysis focuses on the local government structure or "intergovernmental architecture"; in other words, it looks broadly at the institutional and legal frameworks within which local governments operate in Bangladesh.

  • Sep 27, 2017

    Beginning in early childhood, a young hijra’s emerging gender identity and expression come into conflict with normative gender roles based on sex. A hijra’s self-realisation is noticed and tabooed by family members and society because of a lacking of knowledge and understanding about the third gender. Often, their families resist accepting their child’s gender identity. Fearing disgrace from society at large, they often resort to various forms of abuse in an effort to ‘fix’ their child, or ultimately exclude them from their family and home. Many hijras have no choice but to escape from their family’s maltreatment. The stigma and discrimination they face continue as they try to survive in a world that looks down on them.

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