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31 Oct 2017 description

Voice from the field

Rehana Begum, is 25-year-old, has three children and is eight months pregnant. Her village in Myanmar was burnt and so the village elders decided to move to Bangladesh. Six months pregnant Rehana and her family had to walk for 15 days to escape the violence in Myanmar.

This is the first time that she has been ever checked by a doctor in any of her pregnancies and provided with antenatal care. She is trying to cope with a life full of uncertainties.

19 Oct 2017 description
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Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) - description

The Policy and Advocacy Task Team of the Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) 1 recognizes the continuing generosity of the Government and people of Bangladesh in keeping their borders open to the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and violence in Myanmar.

The GBVAoR, in support of the Bangladesh GBV Sub-Sector, calls upon donors and states to:

20 Aug 2015 description

August 20, 2015: Kuala Lumpur/New Delhi: The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the world’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. IPPF, through its humanitarian assistance programme - SPRINT - is providing critical medical and SRH services in the wake of the devastating floods in Sagaing, Myanmar.