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Two Years On: The Forgotten Side Of The Rohingya Crisis

As the world’s attention returns to mark the plight of Rohingya refugees who have languished in camps in Cox’s Bazar for more than two years, it is worrying that the almost 600,000 Rohingya who...

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Two years on and still waiting for justice - Why we cannot forget Rohingya children

13-year-old *Fatima is aware of the importance of school. She fled violence in Myanmar two years ago with nothing. She now lives in the world’s biggest refugee camp with her parents, two sisters...

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Priyanka – defender of children’s rights

18-year-old Priyanka is in tenth grade in Meherpur, Bangladesh. She can confidently say that after finishing her final exams next year, she will be the first member of her family to go to college....

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A 17 year old's journey of eliminating child marriages in her village

Originally published in The Stories of Change ...

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Children are speaking up: are we ready to listen?

Originally published in The Daily Star....

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Addressing Health Inequities in Bangladesh to reach #EveryLastChild

Bangladesh has made significant progress in lowering maternal and child mortality over the last decade, particularly in improving maternal and child health. Despite these impressive achievements,...

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Going for gold

Who would have known this girl, who made Bangladesh proud when she became the Winner of Highest Gold Medals in the Special Olympics in 2015, was once a victim of social negligence....

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MEFTAHUN NAHAR, A POWERFUL ADVOCATE FOR CHILD RIGHTS

While addressing National Girl Child Day, Meftahun a child parliament speaker from Dhaka, Bangladesh said “If a girl gets the opportunities and rights, she can thrive and be protected from child...

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Doing whatever it takes: A front-line health worker in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in healthcare, but what does that mean to the most deprived communities? Despite its achievements, the harder to reach areas are still lagging behind, the...

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Ending child marriage: an urgent and unfinished agenda

As a father of girls, I often pause to reflect on how my daughters’ opportunities contrast with those of earlier generations.

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Why are we bridging the gap in Bangladesh?

Most people may assume that the main challenge facing children in poorer economies, such as Bangladesh, is that of poverty. While it is certainly one of the main challenges, poor transportation,...

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Bridging the Gap: youth-led campaigning for every last child

Bangladesh boasts of a substantial youth population made up of approximately 50 million, who have the potential to contribute as partners and lead us to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ...

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