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EXECUTIVE SUMMARYBACKGROUNDA great majority of adolescent girls from low and middle income countries including Bangladesh are malnourished. Nearly one third (29%) of the adolescent girls of Bangladesh are stunted and the most immediate cause of which is inadequate dietary intake of nutrient rich foods and diseases. Eating patterns and behaviour is one of the important determinants of proper nutrition which widely varied among adolescent girls. However, very little studies has been .......
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY BRAC has mainstreamed nutrition under the MNCH programme since 2010. This component aims to fulfil its objectives through several strategies that focus on building the capacity of community health workers, establishing an effective community based integrated nutrition service delivery, and raising awareness and empowering communities to improve infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and breastfeeding practices. BRAC trains two types of community health workers (Shasthya .......
ABSTRACT Since its inception, BRAC Education Programme (BEP) has been including children with disabilities in its various educational initiatives. To foster this inclusion initiative BEP developed Children with Special Needs (CSN) unit in 2003. From 2014 this unit launched Neuro Developmental Disability (NDD) centres for poor communities in Bangladesh in cooperation with Health, Nutrition & Population Programme (HNPP) of BRAC. Till June 2015, four centres were established; one in a .......
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  Across the world, civil society legal empowerment programmes are making important contributions to securing access to justice and inclusive development. From assistance navigating justice processes to independent mediation services, civil society programmes deploying community-based paralegals provide practical avenues to seek rights and resolve disputes. Such programmes add to the range of access points to justice, offer additional avenues to pursue government .......