critical areas of reform in justice delivery processes for violence against women (VAW) cases.
A series of workshops are organized on various issues in collaboration with the PSC under the partnership.
The main objective of the project is to improve the access to justice for disadvantaged and marginalised groups in Bangladesh.
Digital transformation is accelerating the inclusion of youth. There is growing support for mobilizing younger generations and leveraging new technologies to drive political, social and economic
As in many countries worldwide, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its containment measures aggravated poverty in Bangladesh. Poor and vulnerable population groups were among the hardest hit. This brief draws on key findings from a UNDP Bangladesh survey on COVID-19 impacts during the pandemic’s first wave in early 2020. It covered 2,500 UNDP beneficiary households (HHs) across the country. In addition to severe income shocks, analysis reveals that the crisis amplified existing multidimensional vulnerabilities among HHs. Existing social safety net (SSN) programmes were inadequate to address different vulnerabilities. Against this backdrop, this brief underscores the need for Bangladesh’s continued attention on reforming its social protection system to make it more employment-focused, shock-responsive and universal in line with national priorities and for COVID recovery.
The call center network is serving all the general public in this lockdown stage and acting as the facilitators for the frontline delivery agents for providing "Phone-e-Nittoponno" services nationwide
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since its emergence late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica.

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162.9 million

Population

24.3%

Poverty rate

$4,976

GNI per capita (2017 PPP $)

0.632

Human Development Index

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