The main objective of this study was to understand the psychosocial dimensions of the attitudesof men towards violence against women. Under this broad theme the study focused on severalissues: analyze pattern of violence; assess men’s attitude towards women in general, and theirattitude towards violence against women in particular; and find out what it would take to stopviolent behavior of men towards women.The study revolves around two important concepts, i.e., male violence against .......

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  • Writer Name M Rafi, Dilruba Banu, M A Alim, Shaheen Akter
  • Published Date Tuesday, 27 May 2003
  • Country Bangladesh
Using the test instrument developed for Education Watch 2000, this study assessed the achievement of competencies of the students of BRAC non-formal primary schools. Three batches of students (second, third and fourth) completing full cycle of primary education within a time span of four years were the subjects of this study. The findings reveal that with regard to competency achievement the students of all the three batches performed equally. Both inter and intra school variations in .......

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  • Writer Name Samir R Nath
  • Published Date Tuesday, 24 June 2003
  • Country Bangladesh
This study is a process evaluation of School Nutrition Programme (SNP) which assesses the programme implementation process and analyzes the effectiveness of its operations and service delivery. Four issues were considered for exploration: monitor community engagement and their activities, observe health and hygiene practices at home and school, look at the procurement and supply the system and determine the amount of served food and its nutrient compositions. Like the baseline, this study .......

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  • Writer Name Rifat Afroze
  • Published Date Thursday, 08 October 2015
  • Country Bangladesh
By - Antora Mahmud Khan and Syed Masud AhmedInspired by the Primary Health Care (PHC) concept of Alma-Ata and the bare-foot doctors of Mao’s China, the Essential Health Care (EHC) services of BRAC evolved over time from its experiences of working with the poor for improving their health and well-being (Hadi and Ahmed 2005, Karim et al. 1994, Islam et al. 1991). It provides the building blocks with which the larger BRAC Health Programme (BHP) is built, and contributes to the mitigation of .......

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  • Writer Name Antora Mahmud Khan Syed Masud Ahmed
  • Published Date Monday, 12 December 2011
  • Country Bangladesh