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MATERNAL AND NEWBORN HEALTH DISPARITIES IN BANGLADESH  By UNICEF

In 2015, approximately 3,100,000 babies were born in Bangladesh, or around 8,600 every day.1 Among young women (aged 20-24), 36 percent gave birth by age 18.2 Approximately 204 babies will die each day before reaching their first month3 218 stillbirths occur every ...Read more >

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BANGLADESH: VOLUNTARY NATIONAL REVIEWS (VNRS) 2020  By Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

The Voluntary National Reviews process in Bangladesh is led by the apex committee titled “Sustainable Development Goals Implementation and Review Committee” headed by the Principal Coordinator (SDGs Affairs), Prime Minister’s Office and represented by twenty Secretaries of relevant Ministries/Division, and also participated by the representatives of NGOs, CSOs, DPs, and private ...Read more >

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BANGLADESH COUNTRY PROGRAM EVALUATION  By INDEPENDENT EVALUATION GROUP

The Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Bangladesh aims to assess the development effectiveness of the World Bank Group’s engagement with Bangladesh during the last 10 years (fiscal year [FY]11–20). The CPE will review the extent to which the Bank Group contributed to Bangladesh’s development outcomes. In doing so, it will assess the extent to which Bank Group support was aligned with the Bank Group’s corporate twin ...Read more >

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BANGLADESH  By Worid Health Organization

POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS. CROSS-CUTTING SRMNCAH.SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. MATERNAL AND NEWBORN HEALTH. POLICY / LAW / GUIDELINE. CHILD HEALTH. ADOLESCENT ...Read more >

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BANGLADESH: QUALITY LEARNING FOR ALL PROGRAM FOR FOURTH PRIMARY EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  By The World Bank

Bangladesh is one of the world’s most populous countries with an estimated 165 million people in a geographical area of about 144,415 km2 and per capita income of US$1,480 in 2017, well above the lower-middle-income country category threshold which it crossed in fiscal year 2014 (FY14). During recent years, economic conditions have improved in the country with headline inflation declining to 5.4 percent in FY17 from 5.9 percent in FY16, while the fiscal deficit was contained at about 3 ...Read more >

64 Pages
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THROUGH THE LENS OF OPERATIONAL ART : 1971 BANGLADESH CAMPAIGN  

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the Bush administration chose to pursue a broad, offensive, and preemptive campaign against terrorists and their purported state sponsors, versus executing a focused response against Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. This monograph argues that over the course of the next decade, this broad strategy, primarily leveraging military power, diverted manpower and resources away from the immediate threat, emboldened al Qaeda, and weakened the ...Read more >

83 Pages
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BANGLADESH : POLITICAL AND STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS AND U.S. INTERESTS  

Bangladesh is a densely populated and poor nation in South Asia. Roughly 80% of its population lives on less than $2 a day. Its population is largely Muslim and its geography is dominated by its low-lying riparian aspect. Bangladesh suffers from high levels of corruption and an at times faltering democratic system that has been subject to pressure from the military. Bangladesh (the former East Pakistan) gained its independence in 1971, following Indias intervention in a rebellion against West ...Read more >

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THE INDO-BANGLADESH BORDER  By Shri EN Rammohan, IPS (Retd)*

The Indo-Bangladesh border is 4095 km long and traverses five states of India West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. The International Border (IB) in West Bengal is in the plains. It is 2217 km long with a riverine portion covering 600 km. The land border is low lying. Assam shares an IB with Bangladesh in two ...Read more >

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BANGLADESHI ILLEGAL MIGRATION INTO ASSAM : ISSUES AND CONCERNS FROM THE FIELD  

The issue of Bangladeshi illegal migration has troubled the state of Assam for decades now. Assamese political and social discourses fear that this unchecked migration from across the border will subvert their way of life and change the demographic profile of the state in the near ...Read more >

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INDIA AND BANGLADESH RELATIONS : TOWARDS CONVERGENCE  

India and Bangladesh share ties of blood and culture. The imperatives of geography and interdependence demand that the two countries should work together. Yet their bilateral relations have had a chequered ...Read more >

100 Pages
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MILITARY STRATEGY OF BANGLADESH TO COUNTER TERRORISM IN NEAR FUTURE  

Bangladesh is a developing country of South Asia which earned its independence from Pakistan in 1971. With a majority Muslim populace, it enjoys a reputation as a moderate Muslim country where its people are traditionally more Bengali than ...Read more >

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