Abstract : Using several large scale datasets/reports (such as, reports of Agricultural Censuses conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, the longitudinal repeat household surveys of 62 villages maintained by the first author and the household census for about 60,000 households conducted for an impact assessment study financed by the 3ie of the Global Development Network), this paper provides extensive information on the changes in the tenancy market and shows the number of small .......

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  • Writer Name Mahabub Hossain, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Narayan Chandra Das
  • Published Date Monday, 03 March 2014
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract : Gender Justice and Diversity unit of BRAC had a project on sensitizing young people especially girls and community people about sexual harassment in selected areas in Dhaka city in 2011 so that they might act as an individual and collective change maker and protect, protest and resist such incidence. This study aimed to look into the changes in knowledge and attitudes of those school girls regarding sexual harassment and the changes in reporting rate about the issue as mentioned .......

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  • Writer Name Md. Abdul Alim
  • Published Date Tuesday, 27 August 2013
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract : To avert deaths from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), Manoshi initiated community health workers (CHW) administered oral misoprostol (400µg) to women following childbirth either at delivery centers or home in slums of Dhaka and under Gazipur City Corporation in 2009. To study whether the supervised use of misoprostol would reduce primary PPH following childbirth including its feasibility and community acceptability. A non-randomized control trial was undertaken among 3,900 women in .......

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  • Writer Name Morsheda Banu, Shamsun Nahar and Hashima-E-Nasreen
  • Published Date Wednesday, 10 April 2013
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract : The study aimed to explore the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of households with and without child domestic workers (CDW), and explore the causes and process of becoming CDWs in Bangladesh. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches were used to collect data. A purposive sampling technique was applied to select the sample locations. Data were collected from six districts of Bangladesh:Mymensingh, Kishoreganj, Jamalpur, Bhola, Kurigram, Chapai Nawabganj, and a slum .......

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  • Writer Name Shubarna Chowdhury, Md. Akramul Islam, Jesmin Akther
  • Published Date Saturday, 19 January 2013
  • Country Bangladesh
 Abstract : Male partner involvement in maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) care has been around for a long time but nothing has been done since nobody has figured out how to do it on a large scale. We assessed men`s knowledge and their awareness of their wives` actual practices regarding MNCH care issues. The study was conducted in four improving maternal, neonatal and child survival` (IMNCS) intervention districts (Nilphamari, Rangpur, Gaibandha and Mymensingh) of BRAC and two .......

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  • Writer Name Shumona Sharmin Salam, Margaret J. Leppard, Md. Mahfuz Al Mamun and Hashima-E-Nasreen
  • Published Date Sunday, 09 September 2012
  • Country Bangladesh
 AbstractL : This paper aims to measure the changes in the type and depth of knowledge and understanding on sexual and reproductive health and gender issues, and how they obtained that knowledge. Secondly, changes in the ways in which adolescents werepractically applying this understanding, or intended to apply it in their own lives (or not) were determined; if not, then reasons for not doing so were determined. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were employed in this research .......

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  • Writer Name Md. Abdul Alim, Mst. Ashrafun Nahar and Fathema Zhura Khatoon
  • Published Date Sunday, 09 September 2012
  • Country Bangladesh
 Abstract:BRAC`s developmental approach is centered on its village organizations (VO). In order to upgrade VO integrity and norms, BRAC`s Social Development (SD)Programme (currently renewed as Community Empowerment Programme or CEP) introduced the Enhancing Social Capital (ESC) project in 2010. This study used social capital as an organizing framework to capture VO members` group behaviour, and their current status along programme activities. The study compared the status of intervention .......

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  • Writer Name Nayma Qayum, Mrinmoy Samadder, Rehnuma Rahman
  • Published Date Sunday, 29 April 2012
  • Country Bangladesh
 Border ADP (Adolescent Development Programme) was implemented in the border areas of Bangladesh. Main objective of this programme was to make the adolescents, their parents and the communities aware about the social and legal issues like HIV/AIDS, gender equality, marriage and dowry. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of the Border ADP. We used two rounds of survey data on the same adolescents collected in 2008 (Baseline) and 2010 (Follow-up). In analyzing the data, we .......

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  • Writer Name Jinnat Ara and Narayan C Das
  • Published Date Wednesday, 10 November 2010
  • Country Bangladesh