Abstract The Rohingya refugee crisis is not a new phenomenon in Bangladesh, it has been a contentious issue that has strained Myanmar-Bangladesh relations since the late 1970s. On the recent time after 25 August 2017, the crisis became a big concern, the huge influx of FDMN have fled violence and human rights violations. The latest influx has increased the number of Rohingya population living in the camps of Cox's Bazar from one million to three million. This incident has made the .......

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  • Published Date Wednesday, 17 October 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract Post-primary Basic and Continuing Education interference of BRAC Education Programme popularly known as PACE desired to enhance the quality of secondary education of Bangladesh. This comparative ethnographic study intended to understand if any cultural changes took place in the schools due to PACE. For this, data on school daily life, teaching-learning process, use of the library, school management, leadership, values and gender issues were collected from three intervened and .......

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  • Writer Name Samir Ranjan Nath Rasel Babu Durdana Nahid
  • Published Date Monday, 17 September 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract There has been a continued influx of the ‘Forcibly displaced Myanmar Nationals’ (FDMN) across the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar since 25 August, 2017. As consequences, the large numbers of people (FDMN) have unexpectedly taken shelter in Bangladesh. Along with 307,500 Rohingya refugees now total 822, 500 FDMNs are living in various makeshift, unregistered and registered settlements of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. So, it is realised that Bangladesh has been facing a severe .......

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  • Writer Name Tanvir Shatil, Polin Kumar Saha Atiya Rahman
  • Published Date Tuesday, 04 September 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Executive summary The HRLS (Human Rights and Legal Aid Services) programme of BRAC has now its 517 legal aid serving clinics countrywide, which have been serving the poor community for first seeking of their help in the land measurement issues. Throughout the dynamic initiative of HRLS programme, a vast network of the communities has been proactive into the human rights violations. Today, HRLS continues to support a holistic legal aid services across the country. This initiative is .......

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  • Writer Name Polin Kumar Saha Toufica Sultana
  • Published Date Monday, 11 June 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract The South-West region of Bangladesh including the districts of Khulna, Bagerhat and Satkhira is regularly ravaged by cyclone and various other natural calamities with massive intrusion of saline water from the sea that render fertile agricultural soil into uncultivable land and poses serious challenges to food security. In 2009, BRAC initiated the Agriculture and Food Security Programme (AFSP) and employed climate adaptive technology by introducing saline tolerant varieties of .......

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  • Writer Name Ashrafuzzaman Khan Mrinmoy Samadder Md Shakil Ahmed September 2016
  • Published Date Sunday, 12 August 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Journey Towards JusticeHuman Rights and Legal Aid Services of BRAC One cannot fail to observe that legal intervention initiatives of HRLS could save the poor, particularly women from the violence from their close relatives. Studies have provided the proof of increasing agency and empowerment in women due to providing knowledge and legal aid interventions. A significant number of examples of successful implementation of justice and women rights set up through justice system of the .......

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  • Writer Name Mohammad Rafi, Rumana Ali
  • Published Date Wednesday, 25 July 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
Abstract Homebirth is regarded as gold standard and the premier standard of birth possible. Community Skilled Birth Attendants (CSBA) received a six-month training in and out of class at skilled birth attendant (SBA) training institutes, approved by the Government of the peoples republic of Bangladesh. The trainees are involved in assisting the safe and clean delivery at home in rural Bangladesh. Many CSBA are engaged in Government and non-government organisations in relation to providing .......

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  • Writer Name Ashrafuzzaman Khan Md Kamruzzaman
  • Published Date Wednesday, 06 June 2018
  • Country Bangladesh
AbstractGlobally the status of iodised salt consumption is still low (1/3 of the world population).BRAC started building awareness among people on iodised salt consumption byintroducing Rapid Test Kits to check the presence of iodine in salt among retailers. Theobjective of the study was to understand the current situation on iodised saltconsumption and assess the knowledge, perception, practice and awareness ofconsumers and retailers regarding consumption of iodised salt. It was a .......

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  • Writer Name Umme Salma Mukta, Mahfuzar Rahman
  • Published Date Tuesday, 15 May 2018
  • Country Bangladesh